Backyard Wildlife Feeders Columbus MS

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Columbus, MS. 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.

K & M Flowers & Things
(601) 328-4225
1328 Shady St
Columbus, MS
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Heirloom Queen
(662) 251-9426
1818 Summer Lane
Columbus, MS
Products / Services
Heirloom Transplants & Vegetables

J D S Nursery, Llc
(601) 947-2598
245 Agricola Latonia Rd
Lucedale, MS
Products / Services
Annuals

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The Garden District
(662) 561-0089
35916 Hwy 315
Batesville, MS
Products / Services
Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Hood's Discount Ms
(228) 863-0005
7900 Highway 49
Gulfport, MS

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The Briar Patch
(662) 434-8433
8603 Hwy. 45 N.
Columbus, MS

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Morgan Nursery & Plant Farm
(601) 632-4374
6593 Lauderdale Toomsuba Rd
Toomsuba, MS

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River's Plant Farm
(601) 825-8916
590 Rock Hill Road
Brandon, MS
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Sticks And Stones Garden Center
(815) 895-1872
6925 Us Hwy 49 N Suite 1
Haddiesburg, MS
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Annuals

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Oktibbeha County Co-op
(662) 323-1742
201 Pollard Rd.
Starkville, MS
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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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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