Are birds and butterflies attracted to your yard or garden? Like people, birds and butterflies require food, water and shelter. Like people, they prefer that their food and water be close to where they live. And like people, they favor certain types of homes and certain types of food. If you plant to meet their needs, then they will flock or flutter to your garden. This publication examines the habitat requirements for birds, hummingbirds and butterflies, and then gives an overview of planning your garden space to accommodate them.
Ensuring optimal viewing of ePubs on your device
- iPhone and iPad users: Be sure to turn off full justification and auto-hyphenation. Visit the Settings app on your device and select iBooks in the left rail to change the default selections.
- Kindle and Nook users: While reading your ePub, you can adjust your margins and font size to change how the text flows by selecting the “Aa” button (Kindle) or “text” (Nook) to access settings.
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
August 1, 2014