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FEEDING THE BIRDS
is one of the most popular hobbies in many parts of the world. It is so,
because watching birds at feeders is a fascinating pastime. You can
have the company of many types of beautiful birds by providing food to them.
an assortment of trees and plants of different species so that fruits,
seeds, berries and other kinds of food are available to the birds throughout
you already have a number of plants in your yard,
supplement them with more native trees, shrubs and vines attractive to
the various species of birds. Try to reduce the area of your lawn.
Expanses of turf grass, devoid of weeds, seeds and other sources of food are
of no use to most of the birds. Allow a part of your garden to go wild. This
way you can provide a wealth of food for many seed-eating birds.
not use insecticides in your back yard ate on organic gardening. It
is good for you too. Chemicals kill insects, which are liked by birds.
Many insects are also beneficial for your plants.
case your yard is too small for a large number of trees and shrubs, try to
grow at least one tree – preferably a deciduous, that is a tree that sheds
leaves in the winter.
if you are living in an apartment and there is no piece
of land available, you can still provide food to the birds by putting up
feeders in the balcony or on the roof. Many different types of feeders
are available for different kinds of birds. You can also build bird
feeders on your own.
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