Backyard Wildlife Feeders Brockton MA

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Brockton, MA. 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.

Packard Farm, Inc.
(508) 583-2716
630 Torrey Street
Brockton, MA
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Annuals

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Garden Gate
(781) 878-2875
1200 Bedford St
Abington, MA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Easton Roche Bros. (ma Rt. 138)
(508) 230-8755
25 Washington Street
North Easton, MA
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Vegetables

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Randolph Sudbury Farm
(781) 986-5430
300 North Main Street
Randolph, MA
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Vegetables

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Read Custom Soils
(888) 475-5526
125 Turnpike Street
Canton, MA
 
Seoane Landscape Design, Inc.
(800) 245-1300
551 Bedford Street
North Abington, MA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Business Services, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Groundcovers, Hardscape Supplies, Horticultural Assessment, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Hydroseeding Contractors, Industry Supplies & Services, Irrigation Services, Irrigation Supplies, Land Planning Services, Landscape Contractors, Landscape Design, Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Maintenance / …

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Russos Greenhouses Inc
(508) 559-9388
134 Lincoln St
West Bridgewater, MA
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Builders / Contractors

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C. N. Smith Farm
(508) 378-2270
325 South St
East Bridgewater, MA
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers - Decorative, Craft Materials & Supplies, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Fall Decorations, Ferns, Fertilizers, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Fountains - Decorative, Fresh Plants, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gourmet Foods, Greenhouse Growers, Halloween Decorations, Horticulture Companies, Jams, Jellies, Dips…

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Bridgewater Roche Bros. (campus Plaza)
(508) 697-5077
Ma Rt. 18 & 20 Broad Street
Bridgewater, MA
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Vegetables

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Wyman Garden Center
(781) 447-5400
141 Spring Street
Hanson, MA
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Animal / Insect Traps, Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Collectables & Figurines, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Firewood, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Giftware, Greenhouse Supplies & Equipment, Grills, Groundcovers, Herbicides, Home Furnishings, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Integrated …

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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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