Is Your Backyard Ready For the Birds of Spring? Helpful Checklist
- rake, clean up yard, remove old seed hulls
- make a brush pile for your birds
- remove dead and dangling branches
- purchase colorful early spring flowers to attract your feathered friends
- when planting gardens, use organic and non-toxic fertilizers and insecticides; remember the birds are your best insect defense!
- clean bird feeders
- clean bird houses
- clean bird baths 2 to 3" deep with rocks and pebbles for sure footing
- add nectar feeders for orioles and hummingbirds
- prevent window collisions
- add bird nesting materials (nesting ball instructions)
- make sure your camera batteries are fresh so you are ready to snap pics of beautiful birds and colorful blooms!
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