I have 25 bird houses and I never have a bug problem in my garden. I have noticed the birds are checking out my bird houses already. I have a few bird houses that need to be repaired, today is repair day. I will be replacing the Blue Bird house today too. I do not like spraying stuff on my plants to kill bugs it makes me not want to eat the vegatables. The birds have been the solution to the bug problem for 35 years.
Birds like to stay in bird houses that are hanging from a wire, if the house is attached to a tree or pole they won't like it. One exception is the Blue Birds they will only stay in a house mounted 6 ft off the ground on a pole with the front facing a large open area and the back facing trees or brush. Houses must be designed for birds you want to attract. I like Wrens they love to SING and they eat their body weight in bugs every day.
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