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Wildlife Gardening Series Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies to Your Garden Gardens are not merely means of decorating your yard or living space. They also provide habitat for many kinds of wildlife. Some of the most enchanting creatures to visit gardens of all types are hummingbirds and butterflies. If you have a view of your garden from inside your home, your efforts to attract these flying beauties will reward you with hours of pleasure. Flowers that produce nectar are an important food source for hummingbirds and butterflies. Increasing suburban and rural development has destroyed many habitats where nectar-producing wildflowers traditionally flourished. We can make up from some of this habitat loss by creating “micro” habitats in our gardens to support birds and other animals. Even if your “garden” consists only of window boxes or a few tubs of colorful flowers, you can do your part to provide nourishment for the birds and the bees. Creating an “Attractive” Garden
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course CSCI 1401 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '07 term at Texas Woman's University.

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