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Landscaping That's for the Birds. Winterberries (Ilex verticillata) put on a spectacular show in late fall and early winter—until the birds find them. Birdfeeders aren't the only tools for attracting birds. By choosing the right trees, shrubs and perennials, you can create a habitat that will draw birds and other wildlife.
Attracting cardinals: "...wide feeders that provide plenty of space for these birds to perch.."
Please, do not put honey, Jell-O, brown sugar, fruit, or red food coloring in your feeder! Honey ferments rapidly when diluted with water and can cause mouth sores and even kill hummingbirds. The red dye has NO beneficial ingredients, and it is not necessary to color the water to attract birds to your feeder. Further, there are unverified reports that red dye can cause tumors in hummers.
How to attract birds to your back yard.
Spiral Bird Feeder. Wrap wire around a rolling pin or tin can to shape. Simply pull both ends of your feeder to create an opening, slip fruit inside; oranges, apples, grapes & melons. Put peanut butter on a pine cone, roll in bird seed, place in feeder. Clean out feeder as food spoils. Or...Fill your feeder with nesting materials (yarn, thin strips of cloth, grass clippings) birds will flock from afar