How to attract birds to your yard and garden
Wildbirds.com has this advice about attracting birds to your yard for you to enjoy and identify:
Plants & Flowers that Will Attract Birds
Planting a few flowers around your yard will attract hummingbirds and butterflies this summer. Longer-term, planting fruit trees for food and evergreens for shelter will make your yard more attractive to the birds for years into the future.
Here are some plants that will attract birds:
Shrubs and Vines
Don't forget to provide safe places for birds to hide. Dense trees around the perimeter of your yard will attract birds. Make a diagram of your yard and plan how it will look in five years, ten years and beyond. A pile of brush in a corner of the yard will give smaller birds a place to hide from Hawks.
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Posted by Marilyn Renaker at July 21, 2011 5:15 PM