How do birds plant the seeds of the mistletoe?

Answer Birds eat the mistletoe berries and then excrete the seed onto a tree along with some excement to give the germinating seed a good start.

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Are you all feeding the birds please Please put out some seeds for the birds .?

I love watching the birds at the feeders in my garden, and it's funny how you come to feel responsible for them each one.Why do some people think that because we care about birds we DON'T care abou... Read More »

After I plant my pumpkin seeds how often should I water the seeds?

Keep the soil moist until they sprout and have a few true leaves. When you have a larger plant a good soaking once or twice a week (depending on weather) is in order.

Can you plant cantaloupe seeds from fresh seeds?

Cantaloupe melons must be past the normal eating ripe stage for the interior seeds to be ready for planting. Wash off the pulp surrounding the over-ripe seeds and allow them to air dry before placi... Read More »

Are Poppy Seeds Bad for Birds?

Poppy seeds are one of the ornamental flowers that serve as a good feed source for birds. The seeds can be used to attract songbirds to backyards for viewing or can be part of wildlife habitat plan... Read More »