Suet facts, feeders, and recipes

Suet: Facts, Feeders, and Recipes

Suet is raw beef fat from around the kidneys and loins. Suet is one of the best foods to attract nuthatches, woodpeckers, wrens, titmice, creepers, kinglets, chickadees, thrashers, cardinals and even bluebirds and unfortunately the starlings and squirrels! To discourage the starlings, purchase a suet feeder cage that is covered on all sides but the bottom. Only birds that can …

flowers for attracting hummingbirds

23 Easy to Grow Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

Watching hummingbirds sip nectar out of plastic containers is pretty entertaining, but it doesn’t compare to the feeling you get when they’re sipping it from flowers that you grew. Hummingbirds are mysterious creatures. I’ve had hummingbirds frequent my garden for years, and I’ve always enjoyed watching them, especially through my binoculars. But I still can’t figure out which flower is …