Luring hummingbirds to your landscape


    February 18, 2012 — Nothing livens up a summer day like a hummingbird sighting. Mike McGrath reveals what you can do to lure these little winged wonders to your landscape. Plus your fabulous phone calls.

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    Question of the Week

    Our back yard now gets sun in Spring and Summer from about 11 a.m. until late afternoon (a neighbor’s tree fell down last year), and I know there are hummingbirds in the area; I saw one pass through our yard. When we were shadier, I planted a lot of red impatiens and begonias near a hummingbird feeder in an attempt to attract them. But now that we have more light, I’m wondering what I should plant to better lure the little birds to our yard. Get the answer »

    Photo by Flickr user Raymond

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