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Old 10-31-2013, 01:40 PM   #1
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chickadee These native plants attract birds to your winter garden

These native plants attract birds to your winter garden
The Christian Science Monitor
By Mary-Kate Mackey

These native plants attract birds to your winter garden - CSMonitor.com
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When you have water in your garden, you have extended an invitation for birds to linger. And why not? Color, sound, and movement — birds are the aerial element in your horticultural endeavors. By definition, it can’t be a garden without these fascinating fliers.

However, don’t invite birds for a drink without providing for their other needs — sources of food, shelter, and safety from predators. That’d be like asking your friends to come live visit you on the edge of a barren lake without furnishing meals, a roof over their heads, and cellphone service — not hospitable.

So now, when your yard is in winter mode, get out your gardening wish list and…
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