Nothing adds more visual interest to a drab winter backyard than a flock of birds. Gardeners love attracting these feathered friends to their growing space at any time of year, but birds benefit the most from some attention in the winter.
While many bird populations migrate to warmer weather in the spring, others stay up in one location year-round and simply tough out bad weather. But, as food and shelter are often in short supply over the colder months, taking time to make them accessible will go a long way toward helping birds thrive until spring.
Here’s how to turn your garden into a winter paradise for birds to ensure they prioritize your yard as a pit stop during their migration process.