Every day, thousands of people identify mystery birds with our online guide. Our profiles feature photos, descriptions, and in many cases, sound files of hundreds of North American birds. We'll tell you what to look and listen for to identify them in the field. Categories:
By Stacy Tornio Plants have a lot more to offer than just beautiful flowers. Why not get the most out of your garden by growing plants to feed birds? Here, you'll find 8 great blooms that offer seeds for birds. Black-eyed Susan ( Rudbeckia, Zones 3 to 9) This is a garden classic birds adore.
A yard without birds is not complete. They add another dimension to your landscape with their melodious songs. The key to attracting birds is to give them what they want. A diverse mix of plantings, water, food and nesting materials will keep them coming back year after year.
There is nothing quite like the sight of hummingbirds around a feeder, flittering their wings the way only hummingbirds seem to do. For me, it is sort of a sign that summer is really here. If you want to attract hummingbirds to your garden, there are a few things that you should keep in mind when planting.
Once you have gained the basics of wildlife gardening, it's easy to attract beautiful birds to your garden. All types of wildlife are in search of three primary things: food, water and shelter. Each of these requirements can be acquired through the proper flowers and plants.
Looking to spruce up your yard this spring? Try growing more native plants - plants that naturally occur in the area where you live. Gardening with native plants has many benefits: They're beautiful, they're already adapted to your precipitation and soil conditions, and they don't need artificial fertilizers or pesticides.