Shade garden with pond in the background.
Crab Apples provide food, especialloy in early Spring, for Robins and
Peanut feeder in a Lac Bark Elm, which provides seeds in the Fall.
Backyard in Summer, 2002
Peanut feeder that Blue Jays get in to. I also put peanuts on the back
patio each morning. Blue Jays eat them in a short time. It is fun to watch
them try to pick up 2 ro 3 peanuts at once when their beaks can only
Thistle feeder in Crab Apple tree, which also provide food
Three feeders that contain a mixed seed filling. The platform feeder has
mostly black oil sunflower seed. Suet cakes are in 2 holders on the cedar
Cedar feeder with 2 suet cakes. Young Buford Hollies are at the base of
the fence. They will provide more shelter and food later.
My backyard, with shelter water and food for the birds.
Stream if water that goes to pond.
Austrian Pine provides shelter.
20 foot stream of water that the birds like to drink from and bathe in.
Juniper provides cover for birds.
In the center is Eleaganus (Silverberry) which will be excellent cover and
a source of berries as it grows older.
Snowberry provides berries that a few birds will eat.
Berries on Deciduous Holly