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How To Keep Deer Away

    I love to see deer grazing on my neighbor’s land  across the pond from me.  I see the deer pretty much every morning feeding there.  My neighbors have such a nice setting too with their long sloping hill that has fruit trees scattered about and then down further there are six tall spruce […]

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Keep Raccoons Out Of Your Yard

It always fascinates me how people can put their trash cans out the evening before pick up and have open lids with obvious food containers sticking out of them.  Every time I see this I tell my husband, “raccoons will be very happy tonight.”  Then the next morning you see the garbage can tipped over […]

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Feeding Wild Squirrels

  In my last post I listed a few squirrel proof bird feeders that are pretty good at keeping the squirrels at bay.  One person commented that “the squirrels need to eat too!”  But many people, including me, do not appreciate squirrels at their bird feeders because they hog the feeder,keeping the birds from getting […]

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What Is Drinking My Hummingbird Nectar Every Night?

The Usual Suspect The other day I was reading a Facebook post about someone asking this,  “what is drinking my hummingbird nectar every night?”  It seemed that every night their hummingbird feeder  was getting drained and they were getting very frustrated about it. I too had that same question several years back when I first started […]