Attracting Birds to Your Backyard: 536 Ways to Turn Your Yard and Garden Into a Haven for Your Favorite Birds

Attracting Birds to Your Backyard: 536 Ways to Turn Your Yard and Garden Into a Haven for Your Favorite Birds

by Sally Roth
     
 

Enjoy your home and garden as never before when you have a yard that's filled with colorful birds and bird songs as well as flowers. This A-to-Z guide includes:

Terrific tips and plans for building bird feeders, birdbaths, and birdhouses.

Recipes for making bird food that is sure to be a hit with your feathered friends--including Chickadee Doughnut Delights

Overview

Enjoy your home and garden as never before when you have a yard that's filled with colorful birds and bird songs as well as flowers. This A-to-Z guide includes:

Terrific tips and plans for building bird feeders, birdbaths, and birdhouses.

Recipes for making bird food that is sure to be a hit with your feathered friends--including Chickadee Doughnut Delights and Easy Bird Treat Mini-Muffins.

The 25 best plants to grow to attract birds to your yard--including columbine and honeysuckle, hummingbird favorites.

How to identify and attract goldfinches, chickadees, cardinals, and more than 50 other favorite birds to your yard. Plus, you'll learn what their songs and antics really mean.

With Attracting Birds to Your Backyard, you are on your way to creating your own backyard bird sancturay today!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“Our newest favorite book about attracting birds to the yard and garden. Sally Roth's clear, down-to-earth writing expresses her hands-on involvement and her passion.” —Sharon Dunn and Michael Dunn, owners of Duncraft

“A must for anyone interested in birds. I love it.” —Jim Brett, curator emeritus of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

“An entertaining approach to attracting and learning about birds. The alphabetical approach--from acorns to zinnias--and short entries make it a perfect book to pick up and browse at any time.” —Don and Lillian Stokes, hosts of PBS's Birdwatch with Don and Lillian Stokes and authors of Stokes Field Guides to Birds

Attracting Birds to Your Backyard provides all the essential techniques and information for success in feeding, housing, and gardening for birds. Sally Roth has done a great service to backyard bird watchers.” —Bill Thompson III, editor of Bird Watcher's Digest and author of Birdwatching for Dummies

hosts of PBS's Birdwatch with Don and Lillian Sto Don and Lillian Stokes
An entertaining approach to attracting and learning about birds. The alphabetical approach—from acorns to zinnias—and short entries make it a perfect book to pick up and browse at any time.
editor of Bird Watcher's Digest and author of Bir Bill Thompson III
Attracting Birds to Your Backyard provides all the essential techniques and information for success in feeding, housing, and gardening for birds. Sally Roth has done a great service to backyard bird watchers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875967905
Publisher:
Rodale Press, Inc.
Publication date:
10/15/1998
Series:
A Rodale Organic Gardening Book Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

Sally Roth is a lifelong naturalist and gardener, is the author of Natural Landscaping and Taylor's Guide to Ornamental Grasses. She is a contributing editor of Fine Gardening magazine and writes a weekly column about nature for several Indiana newspapers. She frequently lectures and leads workshops on natural history, gardening, and native plants.

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