How To Install A Birdbath

July 30, 2018
Categories: Garden

Life can sometimes feel like we are spinning in a hectic hamster wheel of work, home life errands, and keeping up with family and friends. As a result, it’s important to build some “me” time into your schedule. Our favorite place for reflection and refuge is the garden. What better way to find a peaceful retreat than to create your very own in the backyard?  A calming beautiful birdbath can serve as a wonderful centerpiece to your serene garden escape.

Before getting your hands dirty, check out our video detailing the steps on how to install a birdbath.

Harvest Organics Shorts: How To Install A Birdbath


Materials:

  • Rake
  • Shovel
  • Rebar stake and twine
  • Birdbath
  • Harvest Organics Garden Soil 
  • Flowers
  • Spade
  • Gloves
  • Level
  • Decorative rocks

Steps:

  1. Locate a clear area in your lawn.
  2. Use stake and twine to mark out a circular bed.
    • Using a hammer, drive a stake into the center of the area you’ve designated.
    • Tie 2ft-3ft worth of twine to the stake, which will determine the radius and edging of the area.
  3. Define the edging of the area with a shovel and remove inner soil.
  4. Add Harvest Organics Garden Soil to the bed and rake level.
  5. Level out the area under the birdbath.
    • For best results, use a level to ensure even ground.
  6. Remove the stake from the center and replace with the birdbath.
    • Once in place, put the level on top of the birdbath to ensure correct balance.
  7. Use decorative rocks to define the border of the area.
  8. Plant your favorite flowers around the bed. Be sure to place taller flowers closer to the center to create a cohesive height balance.
  9. Fill your birdbath with water and enjoy the company of new-feathered friends.


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