As we are approaching the new growing season there are many tasks ahead. A lot of people are looking for new ideas to enhance their yard and increase enjoyment of the outdoors. A great idea is to turn your yard into a backyard wildlife habitat . This is a great idea not only will you be providing food and shelter for a whole host of animals that are quickly be pushed and shoved by the development of their native habitats but you will be creating hours of enjoyment for yourself and your family.
A backyard wildlife habitat need not be an expensive project. A simple thing like adding a bird feeder to your yard will start attracting birds that not only will add chatter and song to your yard but provide you with hours of entertainment. Planting flowers which attract butterflys will also add to your enjoyment. Planting Shrubs and trees will add shelter. Planting berries will provide food. A Birdbath is another simple idea that is not very expensive.
You can be as simple of elaborate as you like. For the more adventurous you might consider a backyard pond. A backyard pond not only will provide birds and squirrels a place to drink but you can add fish and frogs another great source of free entertainment.The pond will also attract dragonflies as well.
What ever you might choose to do a backyard wildlife habitat is certain to provide a new demension of pleasure to your yard!