Be Creative - An old stone became a charming birdbath in the Foster's shady garden room. Almost a hidden garden, it features a few dramatic elements such as this bold purple-leaf elephant's ear. Test Garden Tip: Shady areas of your yard don't have to be barren. Select shade-loving plants to fill it with color and texture.
Birdbath Basic: Keep it Shallow Select a rough-surface basin such as one made of concrete or stone that gradually becomes deeper (to 3 inches) and allows birds sure footing as they wade. Improve the traction of a smooth-surface birdbath by placing gravel in it