Why are gardeners always discussing which trees and other plants are best for attracting hummingbirds? Well, gardening and bird watching are siblings among the passions. There may be a few plant lovers who are not also bird lovers (and vice versa), but they're strictly anomalies.
For most gardeners, there's no better way to double your pleasure than to be admiring a favorite plant and have a hummingbird buzz around it at that very same instant. Indeed, the most beloved bird among gardeners may be the hummingbird. "I love how they zip around the yard and come to investigate if I am working near their favored plants," scribes Vanessa Richins. Read this article on trees for attracting hummingbirds from About.com's Trees and Shrubs Guide to learn about ten of the best trees for attracting hummingbirds.
Of course, other types of birds, too, delight us gardeners. Robins recently finished nesting in my golden chain tree. I had the pleasure of witnessing the first flight of one of the babies.