Landscaping Tips for a Bird-Friendly Yard
By: Julie Day
A bird-friendly yard includes food, water, and sheltering shrubs.
Attracting wild birds to your yard is easy – they have pretty specific needs and patterns, and they’re not picky about the solutions. That means that if we bird-lovers provide them with ways to meet their needs, they’ll come, it’s as simple as that.
While you don’t even NEED a yard to enjoy attracting birds to a feeder, a few simple ideas incorporated into your lawn and garden design will increase your bird populations and give you even more enjoyment.
Here are some landscaping tips that can turn your yard into a haven for wild birds.
Think variety – birds are attracted to an atmosphere of abundance.
Bird Attraction Basics
When adding elements to your garden for the birds, keep in mind that the three basic needs of birds aren’t all that different from our own.
Providing for all three needs will attract bird populations that stick around, nest, raise their young, and come back next year.
Read on to find out more about bird-friendly landscaping for your yard.