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Get a Bird's-Eye View of America's Housing Patterns
See the big picture of how suburban developments are changing the country's landscape, with aerial photos and ideas for the future
"America's housing patterns in Google Maps, particularly places for which high-resolution... suburban housing in terms of scale and form, but also that much of it is what MacLean... another bird's eye look at suburban housing see Sarah McKenzie's oil paitings at... before the housing crash and were never completed - developments are cleared, roads are... have a house or two and then several empty streets. I thought of one I spied from..."
Guest Picks: 20 Ways to Play Garden Host to Birds and Bees
Perch some of these houses and feeders around your garden, and watch pollinators and feathered friends flock in
"these houses and feeders around your garden, and watch pollinators and feathered... not the birds. The best things you can do for birds, bees, and other pollinators... picture of a bird house I built for my backyard. Great to see all the comments to this article... decorative bird and bee houses are an invitation to yellow jackets, who LOVE sheltered... How cool! Love the idea of helping out the local bee population! Please don't feed..."
A Quick-Start Guide to Bird-Watching for Fun and Learning
Set out some seed and grab your field guide. Bird-watching is an easy, entertaining and educational activity for the whole family
"guide. Bird-watching is an easy, entertaining and educational activity for the whole... Bird-watching is a great hobby that increases patience and concentration, and inspires... need is a bird feeder and some quality seed. Here’s how to get started.... about birds? My friend makes beautiful stained glass bird houses and bird feeders:... varieties of birds we have. The best thing about bird feeders? Anywhere birds gather,..."
Bring on the Birds: Natural Habitat Ideas for Gardens of All Sizes
Provide nesting, watering and perching spots inspired by the Costa Rican jungle and watch the birds flock on over
"watch the birds flock on over... abundance of bird feeders. Instead, attempts are made to offer safe spaces where birds... amount of birds fluttering around in the treetops from dawn until dusk. We took many... for the birds. I was struck by the natural look of these habitats as opposed to an... for the birds, and design met function in a perfect dance. When creating a natural... rescue bird operations and found them charming and fascinating. Here are a few pointers..."
Create Your Own Shangri-la With Bird of Paradise Plants
Quintessentially tropical, this broad-leaved beauty can transform bland interiors in the batting of a frond
"known as bird of paradise, won't disappoint. While it's often incorrectly referred to... orange bird of paradise flowers; it also has a dwarf version, on which the leaves... black bird of paradise flowers; it's less likely to be sold as a houseplant, though... which bird of paradise has been used in a variety of settings, and I've added some... on the bird-of-paradise in the last photograph, a technique I use while waiting for..."
Fly Away: Decorating with Bird Cages
"decor, the bird houses are artistic. However, many people may not know that birds live... got a bird as a gift. A really fancy bird, apparently. Seems like the weirdest gift... love the cool urbanoutfitters bedding, it's beautiful. Olgaadler - I love the pictures... given a bird as a gift, so she went to this crazy used furniture/antique place, bought... really cool. That's funny - this weekend I was talking to some friends who have an..."
You Said It: ‘The Birds Will Thank You’ and More Houzz Quotables
"what is "bird friendly?" Birds (and all our wildlife) desperately need for us to plant... lot of birds because "Costa Ricans like birds" and "they provide habitat for them... of my house which provides the local birds much pleasure. It has not ever been a... like our house. This is especially flattering to me bc I LOVE reading your articles... attract birds, butterfiles and honey bees. A fire pit offers an intimate place to..."
In Honor of Portlandia, Put a Bird on It!
"putting birds on things pokes fun at the ubiquity of birds in décor ("what a sad little... put a bird on it!"). But, admits Carrie Brownstein, the actress who plays Lisa, "I... stuff with birds on it. It's too hard not to!" It's true. Make fun of how pervasive... can put birds on things at home. (In case you missed out on the joke last year, see... Put-a-Bird-On-It- I'm fine with birds - except the black birds - they're very ominous..."
Design Details: Outdoor Decor for the Birds
"ders, Houses and Baths for Our Feathered Friends... makes bird houses and has made them super cute! In fact, he hung these two last night... get a bird house...well done! He sells them locally, but we may be able to figure... feeders and houses need to be periodically cleaned for the birds' safety. A pretty house... predators, not birds. I love to give food to the birds, it makes me feel relaxed This I did... me this bird feeder for Mother's Day! I love how it can stick right down in a flower..."
Keep Your Big Windows — and Save Birds Too
Reduce bird strikes on windows with everything from architectural solutions to a new high-tech glass from Germany
"educe bird strikes on windows with everything from architectural solutions to a new... modern houses I often write about is that their large windows are bad for birds. Deaths... Deaths of birds striking glass buildings is in the range of 100 million to 1 billion... attention on bird strikes is given to high-rises, relative to the paths of migratory birds... single-family houses, too — particularly modern ones where glass is used generously to provide..."
Bird Decor Brings Spring Home
"into your house with bird decor? From lamps, to wallpaper to fabric, our feathered friends... I love birds too! http://twotulipstalking.blogspot.com/ I love adding birds to the... Chinoiserie, bird theme. Great examples of how birds can enliven interior spaces. Here's... Put. A. Bird. On. It. I love portland!... of this house A colorful homage to spring, these bird-filled branches create a whimsical... of this house A creative approach to tile: add mosaic birds to a bath surround. For..."
Feed the Birds: 6 Plants for Abundant Winter Berries
Be kind to your fair feathered friends during lean food times by planting a shrub or tree loaded with nutritious snacks
"foods that birds have been dining on have become scarce. Many of us pick up the slack... feeding the birds, and they depend on our supplemental food to get them through lean times... foods birds can eat. Berries are usually full of sugar, and some are high in fat... calories birds need to keep their body temperatures up so they don’t freeze to death... living bird feeders don’t skimp on aesthetics; they are all attractive additions to..."
Great Design Plant: Red Bird-of-Paradise Soars With Color
Fiery bursts of red-orange flowers bring hot summer gardens to life, while this shrub's drought tolerance keeps the living easy
"of red bird-of-paradise, they literally stop in their tracks to stare at them. Orange-red... Red bird-of-paradise loves warm temperatures and lots of sun, making it perfect... small bird bath planted in the shady middle, it's truly is bird paradise! I believe... googled Bird of Paradise flower, and a true Bird of Paradise came up. If someone can... "Mexican Bird of Paradise" to prevent confusion with the Strelitzia (Hawaiian Bird of..."
How to Help Your Town’s Beneficial Birds and Bugs
"for the birds. Leave them uncut until goldfinches and other birds benefit from the... this! Our bird and bug friends need our help! Pay it forward Fargo! omg tsudhonimh this... inside my house of Mud dauber wasp nests. The one built on the kettle's bamboo handle... habitats. Birds and insects in the suburbs may have threatened habitats as well. Even... humming bird mix.... It is a mostly pine tree area that separates our condo complex..."
How to Attract Birds to Your Garden
"place for birds to shake a tail feather throughout the seasons. Be prepared year-round... migrating birds may find your spot a repeat destination when others have gone south.... multifamily housing, consider planting a native tree or two. Birds of a feather not only... native bird species that will only make their homes in native oak trees. Birding books... local birding books can be instructive, and knowing which birds you hope to host..."