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Ask a Master Gardener: Why attract birds to your garden

TO ATTRACT BIRDS to the garden, plant black-eyed Susans and purple coneflowers and leave the seed heads of these plants up through fall and winter, so birds can snack on their tasty seeds.  photo / Bonnie Kirn Donahue

One of the great joys and challenges of gardening is seeing creatures inhabit and eat from our gardens. However, in some cases, animals and insects are unwelcome visitors.

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