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Red Algae In Your Bird Bath? This Is What To Do

Something I have noticed since getting into feeding garden birds is the water in my bird bath turns red. I also noticed it in a disused plant pot in the corner of the garden. What is that red stuff in my bird bath? I wanted to find out where it comes from and, more importantly if it is harmful to birds. I …

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How To Stop Attracting Rats To Bird Feeders

In my neighbourhood there is a big rat problem. Due to the large lake nearby, the area has become known for its rat population and this is causing me concern. Do bird feeders attract rats? I like to feed the birds but, like so many others, I want to know how to feed the birds and not the rats. Bird …

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Why Won’t Birds Come To My Feeder? 5 Reasons Why

We recently had some work done in our garden so I took down the bird feeders. I have just put them back up again in time for autumn and winter but in over a week, no birds have been to feed. What am I doing wrong? Why won’t birds come to my feeder? The answer could be as simple as …