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3 Things to Know Before Buying A Bird Feeder

If you go for a walk in your neighborhood, you probably pass dozens of bird feeders without even realizing it. If you are interested in joining your neighbors in their quest to care for mother nature's beloved birds, then you...

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7 Tips for Choosing a Birdhouse

It’s much simpler to find birdhouses for sale than it is to rely on the birds to decorate your backyard! The birds won’t always tell you what kinds of birdhouses they need, either. Here are seven tips for choosing a...

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5 Reasons to Choose a Wooden Mailbox

As a proud homeowner who still gets your mail delivered by a mailman, it’s important that you make a good impression—not only for visitors to your home, but also for guests to your neighborhood as well. An outdated metal mailbox...

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Should a Bird Feeder Be Kept Up All Year Round?

Should a Bird Feeder Be Kept Up All Year Round?

Many people wonder whether they should take their bird feeders down when the weather begins to warm up. They often believe it's better for birds to find their own food when it is in abundance during spring and summer months....

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7 Steps to Choosing a Purple Martin House

7 Steps to Choosing a Purple Martin House

Purple martins are a beautiful and popular breed of North American swallow. Their delicate form and majestic flight silhouette have made them a longstanding favorite among birders of all ages, but the relationship isn’t strictly one way. On the contrary,...

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How Well Do You Know Your Lighthouse History?

How Well Do You Know Your Lighthouse History?

People have been attracted to lighthouses since the first was created thousands of years ago. Here are some fun questions for everyone who loves them.Which lighthouse was the first to use electricity? A: The world's most famous lighthouse, the Statue...

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The Most Popular Windmills in Holland

The Most Popular Windmills in Holland

Holland is famous for many things (think tulips, wooden shoes and Delft pottery) but windmills are one of the most popular. Beginning in the 1400s, windmills were used to drain waters from lakes to protect villages from flooding. Windmills have...

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The History of Amish Craftsmanship

The History of Amish Craftsmanship

In 1730 the first large group of Amish arrived in America. Nearly 300 years later, there are more than 150,000 Amish living in the U.S. Although approximately 80 percent of the Amish live in Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio, there are...

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3 Lighthouses You Should Know About

3 Lighthouses You Should Know About

The U.S. is home to many incredible lighthouses, whose beacon lights warn and guide ships at sea. There are approximately 680 remaining lighthouses in 37 states with various distinguishing features. Here is an outline of three of the top lighthouses...

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Finding The Birdhouse That Best Fits Your Yard

Finding The Birdhouse That Best Fits Your Yard

Bird watching brings enjoyment to many people. Picking and right placement can attract many birds to your yard. The correct bird house can bring enjoyment and viewing pleasure in the convenience of your own home. A wide variety is available...

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What Is A Whirlygig?

What Is A Whirlygig?

A whirligig combines the functionalities of a windmill and a weathervane. In short, it’s a weathervane that has a windmill on one part to assist it in better catching the wind. Even though whirligigs are designed to show wind direction,...

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Helpful Bird Watching Tips for Spring

Helpful Bird Watching Tips for Spring

Many people enjoy bird watching in the spring, when bright flocks of birds migrate overhead. However, these birds are not typically the same birds that stop by your backyard birdfeeder for a snack. To observe birds during migration, it helps...

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