Female blackbird with nesting material in her beak (photo credit: Getty Images)

Plants that provide nesting materials for birds

We reveal which plants you can grow to provide materials for bird nests.

Bird nests are some of the most intricate and beautiful structures in nature, often forming an artfully woven tapestry of mosses, grasses and feathers.

You can help foraging birds in spring by growing plants that they like to use to create nests, helping them save energy on travelling long distances in search of the materials they need.

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