Gardening for Songbirds

Birding is one of America’s favorite hobbies, and what could be better than watching birds actively foraging in your own backyard? This class will teach you how to turn your backyard into a desirable habitat for songbirds by discussing which plants to grow for food and shelter, how to arrange them effectively, and other gardening practices friendly to avians. It's truly amazing how even a few changes can greatly increase your landscape's attractiveness to both resident and migrating birds!


Updated presentation coming soon!

Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program - find information about native plant communities

Audubon Native Plants Database - search by zip code for native plants that attract birds

Audubon Activities and DIY - make your home bird-friendly

Article for Hardy Plant Society (2016)