You might be seeing cute little birdies in your garden with the question in mind that are these hummingbirds good for flower garden? Well, don’t worry we are going to clear this ambiguity.
Hummingbirds are cute little creatures which you can see around your garden looking for more and more nectar with their long nectar hound. Observing Hummingbirds gives allot of delight and happiness, but besides having some fun they are very beneficial for your flower gardens.
Hummingbirds are a great means of pollinating flowers, with their small body, large beak and high midair stability they can pollinate almost any kind of flowers, especially the flowers which have a long tube, that is hard to pollinate.
Hummingbirds require allot of energy because they breath fast and their heart beats fast. So they don’t only eat the nectar from the flowers but they also eat pollen along which the insects. As they eat insects and pests, they save your garden from pest attacks.
Hummingbirds are not harmful to the plants but instead, they are very beneficial for the plants. Additionally, they are a good source of entertainment for children, as children like to chase them and it is always fun to watch them eating nectar.
So Now You Know That Hummingbirds are good for flower garden. We will now look at how you can attract these birds to come to your own garden.
How to attract hummingbirds?
The fastest and the easiest way to attract hummingbirds is by placing a hummingbird feeder in your garden. Hummingbirds don’t require any special feed. You can just feed them sugar dissolved in water. Hummingbirds have no sense of smell so the feed doesn’t need to have a smell, but hummingbirds are attracted to red color and if your feeder is of red color it would work really well.
After You have set up the feeder you will need to focus on the type of the flowers you are growing in your garden, Make sure to plant those flowers which can provide them allot of nectar. It good to search a little bit and find which kind of hummingbird is native with respect to your area, then search for the flowers which are good for that particular species. Generally, you will need red tubular flowers which provide allot of nectar beside red, orange and pink follower will attract them too, but yellow and white flowers won’t.
Beside feeder and flower, they will also need water. Waterfall, garden minster and drip fountains will work perfectly. Hummingbirds also love to take baths so it’s very good to provide with some shallow water in a container.
I am sure now all of your queries are answered and you will be thinking of inviting these cute little birdies to your garden. Take these measures and let us know how much you were successful in inviting them to your garden. Keep planting and LOVE NATURE.