Thank you toad for a wonderful inspiring read this
morning as I too love Our Lord and all the birds
He has given to us to enjoy on a daily bases.
We went out a few days ago with a little list of items
needed for the day and days ahead of us. On that
list was suet and white safflower seeds for my fine
I decided to leave off a few other personal items
just so I could take care of my birds first.
A few days prior to getting the suet and safflower
seeds, I saw that I was getting low on seeds and knew
id need to get some soon. So when out that day, we
spotted large bags of mixed seeds on sale at Home
Depot. A sale that caused us to stop and ponder if
we really want those or stick to what I have been using.
Yrs ago, we use to ride to our Tractor Supply for a
big economy size bag of either sunflower seeds or
the mixed kind. Eventually we stopped after our
feeders were being raided by squirrels emptying
them pretty quickly.
Since then, ive been using just the safflower seeds
for the Cardinals, Suet for the Woodpeckers, Blue
Jays and other various large birds. Then mealworms
for close to house under the eve for my little Wrens
and smaller birds.
Hummingbirds get their nectar during the Summer
months but feeders have to be brought inside at night
due to Racoons draining the feeders to quench their
Anyway....I try to do my part to the best of my ability
to care for Gods little creations we so enjoy on a daily