Landscaping for hummingbirds program set for March 22

Landscaping can attract hummingbirds. Learn more at an event on March 22.



March 7, 2022 - 4:01 PM

Enhance the attractiveness of your yard to hummingbirds. Photo by

Feeding hummingbirds is an enjoyable summer backyard activity. 

Watching them hover to feed and spar with other hummingbirds for feeder space is fascinating and fun. 

You can enhance the attractiveness of your yard to hummingbirds, and other birds, through the appropriate use of landscaping materials including trees and shrubs as well as annual and perennial flowers. If you are a hummingbird lover, mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 22. 

An educational workshop on landscaping for hummingbirds will be held at 6 p.m. at the Southwind Extension District office, 1006 N. State St., Iola. 

The featured speaker with be Chuck Otte, an avid birder, naturalist and author. The program is sponsored by the Southwind Extension District and is free to the public. 

Please register by March 18 by calling 620-365-2242.