Tag Archives: bird gardening

Ways to Attract and Feed More Hummingbirds

hummingbird feeder

Hummingbird feeders can be effective attractants, but they require maintenance to keep them safe for the birds. Sugar water should be changed every three to five days, and more frequently during summer. This prevents the growth of mold.

Book Review: Gardening For the Birds

Gardening For the Birds

Gardening For the Birds How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard by George Adams 444 pages Timber Press, 2013 List price:  $24.95 It’s a new season and no better time to put garden plans to work.  Want more birds?  George Adams …

When to Set Up Nest Boxes for Garden Birds

nest box birdhouse

Nesting boxes are great ways to bring an abundance of beautiful, fluttering birds to your yard—creating a peaceful, serene scene while also benefiting the native bird populations. To enhance your chances of a yard full of happily chirping birds and …

Japanese Snowball

Japanese Snowball Viburnum plicatum

We love Japanese snowball bush (Viburnum plicatum) for its lovely white spring flowers, reddish fall foliage and lovely branch structure. A beautiful viburnum that stands out among shrubs.