Tucked in between native plants and wildflowers, this birdbath takes advantage of a picturesque setting that feathered friends and people alike can enjoy.
A stone birdhouse and a border of native rocks frame the exterior spaces of this tropical home, which rests on 26 acres in the community of Omao, on Kauai's southern side. Tropical foliage in a range of colors opens up to a sweeping ocean view.
Elderberry is native to North America (Sambucus canadensis) or Europe (Sambucus nigra). Both types bear edible berries that ripen to deep purple in late summer to early fall. Hardy in Zones 3-7.
Hollyhocks add a vertical element to this beautiful garden spot, posted by HGTV fan horselady.
Bluebirds readily nest in yards. Their bug-eating habits make them great assets in helping reduce backyard bug populations.
The Gilbertson bluebird house is made from PVC that’s painted to mimic a tree trunk. It’s a good choice in areas where English house sparrows compete with bluebirds.
A weathered wooden post is the perfect architecture for these twin bird feeders.
Feeding bluebirds mealworms is one way to help supplement their diet of insects. Male Eastern bluebirds are bright blue; females are a duskier gray-blue.
Bluebirds build a grassy, cup shape nest that they fill with 4 to 6 powder blue eggs.
A stone birdbath gives the courtyard a focal point and adds a decorative touch to the yard.