How to Attract Your Favorite Birds to the Garden
The best way to attract your favorite birds to the garden is to fill it with plants they love. The list below discusses many of the birds you may see on Long Island and the plants that they are most attracted to. To watch a video presentation of this information, click here.
Plants: Birch, spruce, fir, pine and oak trees, sunflowers, zinnia, asters, maple trees, white ash, box elder, grapes, roses, mulberry, serviceberry, sweet gum and thistle.
Holly, cedar, mulberry, sumac, blackberry, viburnum, grasses, serviceberry, persimmons, Russian olive, Virginia creeper, pyracantha, roses, elderberry, crab apple.
Pine trees, birch, hemlock, viburnum, sunflowers, bayberry.
Oak trees, cherry, grapes, viburnum, blackberry, blueberry, mulberry, holly, sunflowers, dogwood, persimmon, American beech, crab apple.
Pine trees, firs, honeysuckle, birch, roses, millet, sweet gum.
Oak trees, mountain ash, dogwood, serviceberry, Virginia creeper.
Dogwoods, sumac, cedar, Virginia creeper, holly, cotoneaster, Russian olive, crabapple, mulberry, bayberry, roses, pyracantha, blueberry, grapes, viburnum.
Sunflowers, pine, spruce, grasses, millet.
Holly, dogwood, viburnum, sunflowers, lantana, magnolia, pyracantha, roses, blackberry.
Holly, cedar, sumac, viburnum, bayberry, dogwood, serviceberry, persimmon, Russian olive, huckleberry, plum, privet, honeysuckle, Virginia creeper, cherry laurel, cherry, blueberry, pyracantha.
Highbush blueberry, maple, serviceberry, flowering pear, blackberry, elderberry, grapes and honeysuckle.
Pine trees, spruce, cedar, birch, maples, honeysuckle, sunflowers, American elm.
Pine trees, spruce, fir.
Holly, oak, cherry, blackberry, strawberries, apple trees, bayberry, pine, blueberry, sunflower, crab apples, millet, grapes and sweet gum.
Blackberry, wild cherry, dogwood, grapes.
Mulberry trees, pine, sunflower, oak, grape, crabapple, blackberry, Virginia creeper.
Oak, sunflower, pine trees, maple, beech.
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