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by schematics49
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Gourd nesting
Replies: 5
Views: 891

Re: Gourd nesting

Thanks again for the info. I have used Sevin in the garden and have still have some so will not use DE.
by schematics49
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Gourd nesting
Replies: 5
Views: 891

Re: Gourd nesting

Pre-nesting gourds or metal compartments is not absolutely necessary. But, I encourage landlords to pre-nest with soft white pine needles if they can, Pre=nesting makes it much easier for the martins to spend more time on courting behavior and less energy spent on finding next material. In the long...
by schematics49
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Gourd nesting
Replies: 5
Views: 891

Gourd nesting

Is it necessary to put nesting material in gourds prior to their arrival? I have been using Trio houses and never put any nesting in them and have several martins every year but just purchased 2 Excluder gourds and will be a new experience for me nest year.