Birdbaths & Feeders
Bird bath come in all shapes, sizes, designs and functions. Most bird bath are very effective in attracting birds to your yard, but depending on the conditions of the area you live in, there are different needs you'll need to look for in a feeder. As long as you use these guidelines, your free standing bird bath should be a perfect match for your yard! A bird bath (or birdbath) is an artificial puddle or small shallow pond, created with a water-filled basin, in which birds may drink, bathe, and cool themselves. A bird bath can be a garden ornament, small reflecting pool, outdoor sculpture, and also can be a part of creating a vital wildlife garden.
A bird bath is an attraction for many different species of birds to visit gardens, especially during the summer and drought periods. Bird bath that provide a reliable source of water year round add to the popularity and "micro-habitat" support. Birdbaths can make a wonderful addition to any lawn and garden space. Bird bath are used to water and bathe birds and as a place for birds to frolic in the sun with their avian friends. But bird bath bring more than just that to the garden. They come in many different kinds, shapes and sizes; you should be able to find the right best bird bath to fit any lawn and garden decor.
Bird baths can be made with other types of materials, including glass, metals (e.g., copper), plastics, mosaic tiles, marble, or any other material that can be outdoors and hold water. In natural landscape gardens rocks and boulders with natural or stonemason carved basins can fit in unobtrusively. Some bird bath use a recirculating pump as part of a fountain or water feature. If you set a bird bath out in your lawn and garden, it's a sure bet feathered visitors will come flocking, especially on warm summer days. You can also display eye-catching bird bath as garden art. Once birds discover your garden bath as a reliable source of water, if placed in the right spot and kept filled and clean, your garden will come alive with their color, music and activity. You'll discover the pleasure of watching sparrows, cardinals and other songbirds swoop into the bird bath for a splashing good time.