THE EARLY WINTER WOOD FUEL PELLETS SALE IS ON NOW!
Early Winter 2018 Tips
The 21st annual GBBC will be held Friday, February 15, through Monday, February 18, 2019. Please visit the official website at gbbc.birdcount.org for more information and be sure to check out the latest educational and promotional resources.
Cornell research has shown the secret to keeping paperwhite about 1/3 shorter and reduce flopping over by growing them in a solution of 1 part rubbing alcohol to 11 parts water.
Protect evergreens such as boxwoods and rhododendrons from winter burn by spraying with Wilt-stop anti-desiccant to prevent dehydration.
Stop bark damage to trees and shrubs from voles and rabbits with tree guards or ¼ inch hardware cloth.
Protect tree trunks up about 6“, with 3 to 4 inch being the most common from Buck deer rubbing antlers. It only takes one night for the damage to be done, which may kill the tree.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s 3 resources of particular interest:
BirdCams of nesting birds
Merlin Bird ID app for in the field identification of birds
Bird Migration in progress and forcast for new arriving or departing species of birds in United States