Learn how to provide the habitat that attracts the birds of summer
Susan Day, who has her own three-acre wildlife garden certified as a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation, surveyed dozens of other BWH participants to learn how these experienced wildlife gardeners succeed in attracting orioles, warblers, grosbeaks, tanagers, and all the other summer songbirds.
Discover the best flowers for attracting hummingbirds to your yard
Hummingbird gardener Ron Rovansek contributes the most complete and detailed information available on the best plants for attracting hummingbirds, including twelve he deems the "dozen dazzlers" for their superior qualities.
Find out how to choose foods and feeders for the birds of summer
BWH participants pass on their tips about feeders, where to place them for best results, and how to keep hummers from fighting over feeders.
More than 31,000 wildlife gardeners have had their yards certified as Backyard Wildlife Habitats (BWHs) by the National Wildlife Federation. These dedicated gardeners from across all of North America share their bird-attracting secrets with the authors and you.