Using Plants to Attract Birds to Your Backyard Garden
The presence of wild birds chirping and hopping around your backyard garden is not only a joy to watch but also helps in getting rid of insects during the late spring and summer. To attract birds on your garden, you must provide more than just a nestbox. Birds select a nest site based mostly on its surrounding habitat. Fruit-bearing plants, shrubs that offer hiding places and other yard options can bring in many avian species. This graphic functions as a cheat sheet for gardeners and homeowners who wants to know which kind of plants draw in a particular species like finches, robins, hummingbirds and many others. See also Plain Garden Planting Cycle.