HELLO HUMMINGBIRDS!

HELLO HUMMINGBIRDS!

If you haven’t seen them already, it’s definitely time for hummingbirds to appear in South Carolina.  Thousands migrate north from Florida, Mexico, Texas, and South America, some tracking as far as Ontario.  According to Clemson University, mid-March was the arrival...
The Scoop on Bird Feeders

The Scoop on Bird Feeders

Bird feeders offer the best way to turn your own backyard into a mini oasis for the wild birds in your area. They’re usually filled with a variety of seeds to suit the different species of our feathered friends. The most popular types of seed include millet,...
Become a Winter Bird Watcher

Become a Winter Bird Watcher

Nothing is more beautiful than looking out your window to see the bright red of a cardinal or the lovely colors of a blue jay perched on a bare winter branch. Bird watching in the winter is an amazing experience, and even the chatter of a chickadee can bring a smile...
Attracting Purple Martins to Your Yard

Attracting Purple Martins to Your Yard

Please note: Wingard’s Market will not be hosting any Purple Martin tours for the 2019 Season. Central South Carolina and especially Lake Murray is known to be a favorite nesting spot for the beautiful and graceful Purple Martin. Preferring to have a water source...
Create a Wildlife Friendly Backyard

Create a Wildlife Friendly Backyard

Providing a suitable habitat for the wildlife in your backyard starts with you. Many of us don’t realize that the things we do contribute to the elimination of the natural habitat for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife in our backyards. The Foundational Four In...