Backyard Wildlife Feeders Farmington NM

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Farmington, NM. 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.

Manning's Greenhouse
(505) 598-6477
Po Box 795
Kirtland, NM

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Virginia Trading Post
(505) 983-6165
82 E San Francisco St
Santa Fe, NM
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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McLain Greenhouses
(505) 384-2725
PO Box 667 970 Highway 55
Estancia, NM
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Osuna Nursery & Greenhouses
(505) 345-6644
501 Osuna Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Fountains - Decorative, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Giftware, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Contractors, Landscape Design, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Statues / Sculptures, Trees, Vines, Water Garden Suppl…

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The Third Day Nursery
(505) 318-8540
502 West Navajo Road
Hobbs, NM
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Elder's Greenhouse & Garden
(505) 334-7129
#30 County Rd 3008
Aztec, NM

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Payne's Nurseries South
(505) 988-9626
715 Saint Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, NM
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Ferns, Florist, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Landscape Contractors, Landscape Design, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Native Plant Nurseries, Orchids, Palms / Cycads, Perennials, Plants, Pottery, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Vines, Wildflower Seed

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New Mexico Discount Nursery
(505) 455-7952
4667 Ridgeway Dr
Los Alamos, NM
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Elder's Greenhouse & Garden
(505) 334-7129
#30 County Rd 3008
Aztec, NM

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Santa Fe Greenhouses Inc
(877) 811-2700
2904 Rufina St
Santa Fe, NM
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, B & B Plants, Brass / Copper Containers, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Container Gardening, Container Plants, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Educational Books & Tapes, Ferns, Fertilizers, Flower Seed, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Fresh Plants, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, …

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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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