How to Attract Birds to Your Garden?

If you’re a bird lover you might be looking for ways to attract more birds to your garden. In this blog post, you’ll discover some handy tips on attracting birds to your place by creating a bird friendly garden.

Birds Love Plants and Flowers

If your backyard is devoid of gardens, plants, flowers and trees, no bird is going to want to drop by to check it out. If all you have is a lawn and a shrub or two, there’s nothing to attract birds to a garden like that.

For starters, birds enjoy hanging out in the safety of tree branches. You don’t necessarily need tall trees. Just some decent-sized native plants and shrubs will do.

Native plants could include:

  • Callistemon
  • Banksia
  • Grevilleas
  • And more…

Many birds are also attracted to flowers. Design and construct a nice flower garden and birds will be flocking to your place in droves.

Adding plants that produce seeds or berries will also bring in more birds.

A Water Feature Does the Trick

Birds love water. Not only do they drink it, but they also like to get wet, cool down and give themselves a wash.
Adding some form of water feature to your yard will go a long way towards attracting a variety of birds. This could be a running water feature with a small pool, or a stagnant feature such as a birdbath or a pond.

Apart from attracting birds to your yard, water features are simply a nice, tranquil addition to any garden.

Birds Like To Have Shelter

When birds are taking a rest in your backyard, they will stay around longer if there are areas they can shelter. Birds want to feel protected, so adding some areas of dense foliage, tree canopies or even building a bird box will provide them the shelter they desire.

You never know, some birds may even decide to build nests in your yard, which can be a good reason to install a nesting box or two around your garden.

Hort Culture Will Help You Create a Garden That’s Bird Friendly

If you need some help from a professional gardening service to make your backyard more attractive to entice some feathered friends, get in touch with the friendly and experienced team at Hort Culture. We have the knowledge and expertise to transform your yard into a garden paradise that the birds will love. Give us a call today to discuss your ideas.

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