Backyard Wildlife Feeders Breaux Bridge LA

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Breaux Bridge, LA. Includes detailed information on local gardening supply stores that give access to bird feeders, suet feeders, fly-through bird feeders, squirrel feeders, and deer feeders, as well as advice and content on squirrel houses, bat houses, and butterfly houses.

Girouard's Greenhouse
(337) 837-6859
402 S Saint Pierre St
Broussard, LA
Products / Services
Plants, Shrubs

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Caitlin's Cottage Nursery & Gift Shop
(337) 235-2359
425 Verot School Road
Lafayette, LA
Products / Services
Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Amos Lawn Service & Landscaping Inc
(337) 237-5535
306 Grossie Dr
Lafayette, LA
 
Marshalls Garden Showplace
(337) 984-3230
5771 Johnston St
Lafayette, LA
 
Native Sun Nursery & Landscaping Inc
(337) 857-0856
1401 E Broussard Rd
Lafayette, LA
 
Go Green Organic Lawn Care, Inc.
(337) 316-0034
2206 W. St. Mary Boulevard
Lafayette, LA

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Broussard La Foliage Greenhouse
(337) 233-5936
109 Pillette Rd
Lafayette, LA

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Gulf Coast Landscapes
(337) 298-0649
220 Doucet Rd
Lafayette, LA
 
All Seasons Nursery & Landscaping Inc
(337) 264-1418
2974 Johnston St
Lafayette, LA
 
The Garden Center
(337) 234-1895
1826 W Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA
 
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Backyard Wildlife | Encourage wildlife to come into your backyard

Encourage wildlife to come into your backyard

Attracting backyard wildlife provides natural entertainment for your family and friends. It can be magical to watch birds create a nest and raise their young right before your eyes, or make daily visits to your home to feed. Whether you live in the country or the city, there are ways to encourage wildlife into your backyard.

Provide Food

The animals will come if you offer them something to eat. Keep in mind that general food sources will attract a wide variety of animals. If you want to attract a specific breed of bird or insect, you'll need to research their food preferences. For instance, adult butterflies that are searching for nectar are attracted to orange, yellow, red, purple or pink blossoms.

However, you can increase your odds of attracting butterflies by having plants that support the entire life cycle of the butterfly. They need certain plants for laying their eggs and others for food sources.

Dotting your yard with squirrel feeders or bird feeders also helps you attract a diverse range of common wildlife.

Supply Water

Animals need clean sources of water for drinking, bathing and reproduction. A water source could include ponds, streams or wetlands, depending on where you live. In urbanized areas, you can create rain gardens, bird baths or a preformed pond. You should change any standing water every two to three days during warm weather when mosquitoes breed as a form of mosquito control . This prevents mosquito eggs from hatching and unleashing a cloud of pests to your backyard.

Create Cover

Animals need cover to feel safe from predators. If you don't offer adequate protection, backyard wildlife will shorten their visits and go somewhere else. Along with cover, having a yard that is quiet with little or no outdoor activity will attract far more animals. If you have the ideal backyard wildlife habitat, animals will choose your yard to build their homes and raise their young.

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