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What Are The Best Flowers To Attract Birds?

October 4, 2011 9:09 am

I don’t honestly think I’ve ever posted about birds. They are very common pets and very low-maintenance and generally quite nice to have around – but for whatever reason (read: I’m a dog lover), I don’t get much information on them for that reason.

I wanted to blog about birds though today, but not so much about birds being indoor pets – but what are the best flowers and floral arrangements to attract said birds.Coral Bells & Hummingbird

Now is the time of year that you should be planting for next year.. so why not, if you’re into it – plant some bird-attracting flowers?

While browsing this topic I came across birdwatching.com and they posted the following tips:

  • Landscaping for birds begins with trees and bushes. But the right flowers attract birds also
  • Leave those seeds for the birds from daisies.
  • Zinnias are great for not only the seeds for birds – but also attract butterflies.
  • Red flowers attract hummingbirds (try old-fashioned fuchsias, coral bells, bee balm (shown at right), hybiscus, and petunias.)
  • Birds <3 Sunflowers :p)

Have some fun with it – I’d love to hear your tips on the subject.

Christmas Idea For The Pet Lover

December 5, 2009 6:55 pm

I just came up with a great idea for the pet owners out there. In this day and age, I still think that gift certificates are a great gift no matter what the occasion.. I really wish that the idea that they 'insensitive' or non-personal would be erased from my memory as truth be told, I LOVE getting gift cards.. (make sure you not that down :P )

Anyhow, I thought of a great gift idea.. why not get gift cards for your local pet wash?? Personally I'd love to have something like this under my tree as it would be a very cool experience for both me and my hounds since I haven't done it before.

Note about this gift idea... I'm in no way responsible for the hyper post-wash antics of your animals after a bath and if they knock off your 60" plasma from the tv stand, don't blame me.

That said, great gift idea.. let me know if you've done this.. or even if you have one locally in NFLD.. I know we have one that opened up a few years ago.. I've yet to go though here in PEI.