Do finches eat thistle seeds whole?

Answer Finches delight in thistle seeds, properly called nijer seeds. Nijer seed is a small black seed imported from Africa and typically fed from a thistle sock feeder. Finches crack the seeds with their... Read More »

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When does musk thistle spread its seeds?

Musk thistle begins to spread its seed about two weeks after it first blooms. The biennial shoots begin to bolt in the early spring of its second year, from March to May. About 45 to 55 days later ... Read More »

Can I house zebra finches& spice finches in the same cage?

Finches have individual personalities. While zebra finches are generally too aggressive to live peaceably with spice finches, some unusually docile individuals will adapt to the interspecies relati... Read More »

What is the best way to get rid of thistle?

Herbicides like Round up, Weed Control and things like that can kill your milk thistles. But apparently, you shouldn't use it on a windy day because the chemicals can kill your vegetables. You sho... Read More »

What is thistle?

Thistle is a wide range of flowing plants that come from the aster family. The name thistle comes from the plant having thorny spikes all over the branches. These spikes help to keep the plant prot... Read More »