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Old Saturday 2nd February 2013, 21:21   #1
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shrubs....bird friendly

This spring we need to plant some bushes.....medium sized....in our yard and want to plant kinds that will attract. It would be helpful if someone from the Denver area has experience with this. Suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I have read books, but personal experience is always the best. Thanks.
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Old Monday 22nd April 2013, 22:06   #2
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Take a tour of the Denver Botanical Gardens. There you can see the texture and size of the shrubs.

Various cotoneaster species are medium/large size shrubs with attractive fruit for birds in the winter time.

Western sand cherry medium size

Wayfaring Tree, slightly on large size

Golden Current, suckers and speads in my yard

Various serviceberry species, some on large size

naking cherry, medium size
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Old Wednesday 1st May 2013, 02:47   #3
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serviceberries can be very delicious - I'd save those for myself.
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