Attract birds to your garden for fewer mosquitoes, slugs and snails. Powder-coated bird feed tin with tight-fitting lid and aluminum scoop is comfortable to hold while scooping. 10"h x 9"w x 6"d.
Hoping to encourage pest-eaters to his expansive gardens, Thomas Jefferson introduced different bird species to his mountaintop during his residency at Monticello. Writing from Monticello in May 1793, Thomas Mann Randolph informed Jefferson in Philadelphia of the advent of the first resident mockingbird, and Jefferson responded with his well-known tribute to Mimus polygottos: “I sincerely congratulate you on the arrival of the Mocking bird. Learn all the children to venerate it as a superior being in the form of a bird…I shall hope that the multiplication of the cedar in the neighborhood, and of the trees and shrubs round the house, will attract more of them…”