Do you love hearing birds busily chirping in the early morning? Then transform your garden into a bird sanctuary with these garden features birds simply love.
A fast-growing shrub or tree, holly makes your yard look festive all-year round. Its bright red berries not only bring cheer but also attract birds who love to feed on it. Growing in partial sun, make sure you have ample space for this plant to grow in since it can take as much as 40 feet in width. However, if you’re concerned with space, you can easily plant it in a container.
Aside from the chirping music, add a calming effect to your outdoors with the sound of a burbling brook or water feature. This can also serve as a birdbath which makes your outdoors more attractive to birds.
Pick a hedge variety of plant that can act both as a privacy hedge for your outdoors and also a protective sanctuary for birds. Since birds are naturally skittish and wary of possible threats to them, seeing an outdoor that affords them of a good hiding place and perch will make your outdoors their choice place to rest and play about.
In picking flowering plants, choose native plants which give birds plenty of nectar such as the brightly-colored hibiscus and towering ‘Henry Duelberg.’ These plants easily attracts birds and hummingbirds in particular. Aside from birds, find butterflies casually hovering your outdoors as well. Now how does that make for a well-endowed paradise garden?
Bugs and Insects
They say the early bird gets the worm and the garden that has the most of them gets the most birds. If you want a chorus of birds serenading you in the morning, make sure your outdoors is a prime location for their hunting ground. To make sure your outdoors is full of tasty treats for birds, make sure you do not use any chemical pesticides as these reduce the population of bugs and insects.