|Mockingbirds like cacti|
That all changed when we moved to a new house with nothing but a few bushes, the requisite builder-supplied three trees, and grass. A lot of grass. One of the first things we did was plan for some garden areas to fill some of the huge lawn space and we wanted the gardens to be attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies.
|House Finch on Photina|
Gardening for the Birds: How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard by George Adams (Timber Press, 2013)