Attract birds to the garden while giving yourself a piece of art with this copper birdbath. $120. RiverRock Garden and Deck, 120 Central...

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A birdbath that stands out

Attract birds to the garden while giving yourself a piece of art with this copper birdbath. $120. RiverRock Garden and Deck, 120 Central Way, Kirkland. 425-402-7163 or www.riverrockgarden.com


Pet palaces

Give your hound shelter from the weather with help from “Doggie Homes: Barkitecture for your Best Friend,” by Matthew Klarich and Jeff Woods (Lark Books). The spinoff from DIY Network’s “Barkitecture” show offers how-to diagrams and tips for doghouses that include a log cabin, a schoolhouse and camper. Several of the projects can be completed in a weekend or two. $15. Amazon.com.


Treats for the tweeters

Decorate a tree with these birdseed “eggs,” and watch your feathered friends dine. Multiple seed types in each egg. $19 for set of 12. Smith & Hawkens, 4622 25th Ave. N.E., Seattle. 206-985-8613


Take a seat in the garden

The Alpine Stone Bench, made from cast concrete, offers a place to rest in the garden while taking in the view. This one comes in three pieces for easy placement. It’s 44 inches wide. $119. RiverRock Garden and Deck, 120 Central Way, Kirkland. 425-402-7163 or www.riverrockgarden.com

Compiled by Judy Averill, digs editor, and Nicole Tsong, Seattle Times reporter. Birdbath and bench photos by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times. Birdseed photo courtesy of Smith & Hawkens.