Tag: alabama

Attracting Songbirds and Wildbirds to Your Feeders

4/19/2016 Spring has officially begun and the world around us has brightened up and come to life. If you are looking to liven up your yard, it is easy to attract songbirds and wild birds. Building a landscape with a variety of plants will provide food and shelter will attract birds to your feeders. Shelter… Read more »

Collecting Rainwater in Alabama

3/9/2016 With over 77,000 rivers and streams and an average rainfall of 55 inches per year, Alabama is a state blessed with natural water resources. Catching and reusing water is an ancient technology that has current value to save energy, money and conserve an important natural resource. If interested in collecting rainwater, first you must… Read more »

Growing Grapes in Alabama

2/23/2016 Growing grapes in Alabama has been practiced since the state was first settled, but has only been successful in certain areas for dedicated growers. To produce quality grapes one must learn about their area, the grape varieties to grow, perfect the setup and devote plenty of attention to the grapevine. Muscadines are a type… Read more »

A Good Time for a Good Cause

2/9/2016 The second annual Alabama Oyster Social was held January 29 at the Alabama Farmers Pavilion at Auburn University. The social is a nonprofit event held to promote the importance of Mariculture in Alabama as well as raise money for the Auburn University Department of Fisheries and Aquatics. The Auburn Shellfish Laboratory in Dauphin Island… Read more »