Backyard Wildlife Feeders Canon City CO

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Canon City, CO. 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.

Brady's Garden & Patio
(719) 275-1286
1121 S 9th Street
Canon City, CO
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Educational Books & Tapes, Equipment - New, Flower Seed, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Hardscape Supplies, Home Furnishings, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Media & Publications, Mowers, Mulch, Organic Gardening, Outdoor Furniture, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Rain Barrels, Reel Mowers, Retaining Wall Systems, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, T…

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Plants For Today & Tomorrow
(719) 372-3483
430 5th St
Penrose, CO
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Windsor Garden Gc
(303) 364-7485
595 S Clinton St
Denver, CO
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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True Value
(970) 285-6678
150 Columbine Ct.
Parachute, CO
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Cimarron Garden Center And Nursery
(303) 833-2995
10916 Cimarron St
Firestone, CO
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Sonny's Ace Home Center
(719) 275-1544
3090 E Main St
Canon City, CO
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Orchard Mesa Greenhouse Inc
(970) 434-4119
3281 C Rd
Palisade, CO

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Dunker's Greenhouse
(970) 842-5861
1406 Edison Street
Brush, CO
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Country Fair WestWoods
(303) 209-4394
17201 W 64th Ave
Arvada, CO
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Clothing, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Consulting Services, Container Gardening, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Display Structures, Equipment, Nursery, Ero…

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City Floral Greenhouse
(303) 399-1177
1440 Kearney St
Denver, CO
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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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