A Practical Illustrated Bird-Oriented Gardening Book with Great Reference Charts
Bird-watchers everywhere dream of a landscape dotted with fruiting shrubs, nests tucked into twining vines, and birds flocking to feeding stations. Let Natural Gardening for Birds show you how to lay out the welcome mat for birds by considering all of their needs, including year-round food, water, and shelter. Whether you’re looking to create a hummingbird garden, install a water feature, create alluring perches, or simply designate a corner of your property as a natural area, you’ll find all the inspiration and information you need in Natural Gardening for Birds, including:
The best plants for nectar, fruit, and seeds The most attractive foods to offer birds Housing for cavity-nesting birds Simple habitat enhancements like snags and perches Region-specific planting ideas and charts
Julie Zickefoose, the author/illustrator of Baby Birds (2016), The Bluebird Effect (2012), and Letters from Eden (2006), is a contributing editor to Bird Watcher’ s Digest. She lives with her family on an eighty-acre sanctuary in Appalachian Ohio.