I love using my Cedar Works Scoop n’ Funnel for putting bird seed into my bird feeders. This device offers two methods of putting bird seed into a feeder. One method is to close the valve shut, dip the scoop into the bag of bird seed and then dump the contents into the bird feeder. Most feeders have a rather small opening at the top and his funnel bottom fits perfectly. I never use the scoop method but rather put…
A near perfect bird feeder is Gardeners Globe Cage Feeder and Mixed Seed Globe Cage Feeder. The problem with these feeders is they only let small birds enter. Another problem is that California squirrels apparently are very intelligent. “My” squirrels can unscrew the lid and get to the inside top of the feeder.
My daughter and I were shopping at Home Depot for some Halloween decorations when she spotted a light bulb that would randomly turn on and then off to simulate a short circuit. She had to have it so dad purchased it for her. The first bulb lasted one night but then failed.
I really have no idea when or why I started to feed birds but I have not stopped since starting. It seems that in a lot of endeavors I try there crops up some element that tends to spoil the experience sometimes. For me it’s squirrels. I had no idea going into this hobby how much a squirrel can challenge my bird feeding efforts. I started putting my bird feeders in the back yard hung from a patio cover. The…
Here are some tips to consider for lighting your Halloween lawn decorations.
My daughter loves to decorate for Halloween every year. Her boyfriend brought over a lot of decorations that were pretty good. One category of items was plastic pumpkins. The pumpkins came with a large hole on the bottom, perfect for placing over a Malibu light.
For years our house has used a Malibu outdoor light system. I give the system an average rating, not meaning that there is anything better, just that the system comes with a significant number of problems. Let me list a few: Trying to get a new light fixture to properly connect to the power line is not always easy. Over time, some fixtures tend to not work and fail for good. (Trick: If the instrument end connectors go bad you…
The headset after about one month would only last about 7 minutes or less and then die.
A year prior I had purchased a Blackburn Flea 2.0 Combo Front + Rear USB Rechargeable Lights. The white front light worked, after sitting in my kit, but the red tail light failed and would not charge. The white light did not last the 6 hour event.
He said that he canceled his subscription. I asked why and he said he was getting tired of all the negative news. That’s interesting because just a few days prior I really got the same feeling after looking over that day’s paper. Just a few days later, October 8, 2015, I talked to my next door neighbor and he too has dropped out from following the news.