Now through end of February, stop in to The Rock Pile to enter our contest for a free feeder! Winner will have their choice from 4 top of the line feeders, valued from $99.99 to $149.99. All 4 Droll Yankees® Feeders feature: Long feed tubes mean squirrels can’t reach seed ports at the bottom from [...]
Coffee, Espresso drinks, Tea, Pastries, Fruit & more…coming to The Rock Pile in February.
Woodpeckers are familiar backyard visitors and these two in particular are so similar we thought we’d help you distinguish which ones you may have at your feeding stations. Both the Downy Woodpecker and the Hairy Woodpecker are fun to spot and easy to attract: simply offer suet or our feed of the month (Woodpecker Mix) [...]
Look out for this irruptive species! The Red-breasted Nuthatch moves around the state in search of food. The Red-breasted Nuthatch behaves like the White-breasted Nuthatch, climbing down tree trunks headfirst.
We now have Lorain County Dog Licenses at The Rock Pile!
You have your choice between the regular license and a special license. The “Special” licenses are heart-shaped and a portion of their purchase price goes toward medical care of dogs at the pound.
You should have no problem spotting our bird of the month since it is the most common hawk in North America. The Red-tailed Hawk is a bird of open country. Look for it along fields and perched on telephones poles, fence-posts, or trees standing alone or along edges of fields. Mammals make up the bulk [...]
A few years ago we talked about container gardening with bulbs, and customers loved the results. Follow the tips below and you’ll have great results come spring!
“University research has shown that fall (August or September) and late fall (October, November or December) fertilization is ideal for home lawns. Fertilizations during these times will benefit lawns more than any other practice.
Time to plant a new lawn or overseed? Here’s the basics.
Winners Announced!! Thanks to everyone who participated!
COOL FACT: The use of mowed areas around airstrips has allowed the Horned Lark to colonize regions where no other suitable habitat may exist nearby, such as heavily forested areas.
Are you getting the most out of your backyard hobbies? Books and magazines for the bird and garden lover not only offer great ways to get more enjoyment out of your outdoor passions, they help reset your mind to take opportunities to be engaged in your hobby. We know you love your garden and those [...]