How to Attract Birds to Your Yard

05/28/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Birds are like people, except they are a different species and aren't as good at crossword puzzles. Despite our obvious differences, we still want birds around. They are nice to look at and free to enjoy. Birds eat pesky insects that may tear up your garden, so they are a green first step towards replacing pesticides.