What could be more pleasant than sitting on your patio in the morning, sipping a hot beverage, reading a paper, and hearing the chirping of birds around you. Then to look up and see them feeding brings a feeling of bucolic bliss.
Would it surpise you to know that you are not at the mercy of chance in your quest to attract birds?
You can actually make some landscape choices that will promote their presence.
Tell your designer that this is your desire and follow some of the advice of John Staples in planning your project.
by John Staples
Online Degrees Columnist
"Behind every successful bird garden is a good landscape design. As the following tips reveal, there's a great difference between sowing the common lawn and establishing a bird-friendly garden. Here are ten pointers for attracting birds:"