Winter Care for Birdbath - Knowledgebase Question

Kingsport, TN
Question by skidot
January 13, 2008
Will water left in a concrete birdbath cause damage to the concrete if the water freezes?

Answer from NGA
January 13, 2008


It's best to drain the birdbath during the winter months. If you have an unseasonably warm day and the birds are active, refill it with fresh water - but be sure to empty it in the evening. Freezing water expands and can damage concrete.

Best wishes with your garden!

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