Bird of Month: Robin

Ahhh, the Robin. Industrious, cheery, energetic; frequently found by listening for their bright, clear song. Their early appearance at the end of winter signifies the seasons WILL change, spring IS coming, and all is in order. The American Robin can be found in towns, cities, mountain forests, Alaskan wilderness…. pretty much everywhere.

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Seeds to try this Spring

Starting to think about spring time? Getting ready for spring plantings? Here at The Rock Pile we have Burpee seeds in stock. We have a wide variety of Heirloom seeds, as well as perennials, annuals, and vegetables. To get you in the mood to plant your seeds I’ve suggested some vegetable seeds that are fairly…

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Bobbos – Handcrafted Bird Houses in fun designs

Bird Houses that are fun and functional. Bobbos are hand-carved and hand-painted. Bobbo bird houses are produced from fast growth renewable albesia wood. The paints and finishes used are non-toxic. These unique, functional birdhouse designs come complete with cleanouts, a necessity for our flying friends. Large entrance hole will attract a wide variety of songbirds.…

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Bluebirds Returning to Ohio

Some of our customers have reported seeing Eastern Bluebirds in their yards recently! They (the birds, not the customers) normally are south at this time of year and return in early spring. So if you’re lucky enough to host a few, treat them right! Given their choice, bluebirds eat insects and worms in the warmer months and…

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Seed Starting

Spring is coming! And believe it or not, it’s already time to start those seeds indoors for stronger and more productive plants. Starting seeds indoors can save you money versus buying plants later in the season. It also gives you a chance to try your hand at plants not otherwise available, or those that grow…

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