Backyard Wildlife Feeders Catonsville MD

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Catonsville, MD. 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.

Deep Roots Organic LandCare Co.
(443) 677-7063
3309 W. Strathmore Ave.
Baltimore, MD

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Williamson's Nursery, Inc.
(410) 465-5125
8895 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD
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Glyndon Gardens
(410) 833-2791
205 Hanover Pike
Reisterstown, MD
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Turfgrass / Sod

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Woodensburg Nursery & Greenhouses
(410) 526-0122
13127 Old Hanover Rd
Reisterstown, MD
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Valley View Farms
(410) 527-0700
11035 York Road
Cockeysville, MD
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Aluminum Furniture, Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Aquatic Containers, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Greens, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Tree Stands, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanen…

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Ellicott City Kmart
(410) 480-6000
9200 Baltimore Nat. Pike
Ellicott City, MD
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Vegetables

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Watson's Garden Center, Inc.
(410) 321-7300
1620 York Road
Lutherville, MD
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Florist, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Turfgrass / Sod, Vines

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ICT Organics
(410) 997-5450
11127 Willow Bottom Drive
Columbia, MD

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Boyer Farm
(410) 551-4062
7754 Harmans Rd
Hanover, MD
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Annuals

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Sykesville Kmart
(410) 795-8900
6400 Ridge Road
Sykesville, MD
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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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