Birds & Blooms Extra helps readers to create beautiful, bird-filled gardens in their own backyards. Full of how-to's, advice, and articles about birding and gardening.
Both novice and seasoned bird-watchers will enjoy the variety of reader-submitted content in Birds & Blooms Extra, including bird-watching experiences and gardening stories. Vivid photographs also accompany these articles, so readers can experience the moment of discovering a rare bird or creating the perfect backyard oasis. Birds & Blooms Extra also hosts photo contests where artistic birdwatchers can submit their best shots.
In addition to expert birding advice, Birds & Blooms Extra is full of gardening advice, from how to garden in drought, to growing fruits and vegetables. Information about common garden bugs is also included, and the "Gardening 101" section offers easy and practical advice for the gardening newbie. Birds & Blooms Extra also contains ideas for growing plants that attract different kinds of birds.
Readers who enjoy hands-on projects will love Birds & Blooms Extra's DIY projects for the yard, including birdhouses, yard decor, and garden accessories like miniature ponds and planters. There is also a section that offers suggestions for repurposing items from the home to make beautiful, eye-catching outdoor decor.