Backyard Wildlife Feeders Prattville AL

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Prattville, AL. 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.

Brownfield Plant Farm
(334) 288-2514
4169 Flowers Rd
Mathews, AL

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Harwell's Green Thumb Nursery
(334) 288-1410
4211 Troy Hwy
Montgomery, AL
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Sabel Wholesale Center
(334) 263-0234
589 N Court St
Montgomery, AL
 
Garden Center
(334) 244-0506
3295 Wetumpka Hwy
Montgomery, AL

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Southern Homes and Gardens Landscaping
(334) 386-4060
3601 Wetumpka Hwy
Montgomery, AL
 
Southern Homes & Gardens
(334) 277-6746
PO Box 3508 3601 Wetumpka Highway
Montgomery, AL
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Aluminum Furniture, Annuals, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Bath & Personal Care Products, Bird Baths, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Candles & Holders, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Cookbooks, Craft Materials & Supplies, Cushions, Dec…

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Harris Shop
(334) 288-0899
1237 Brady Rd
Hope Hull, AL
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Annuals

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Pate Landscape Co Inc
(334) 264-2220
3408 Greenpine Cir
Montgomery, AL
 
Garden Center
(334) 244-0506
3295 Wetumpka Hwy
Montgomery, AL
 
Montgomery Seed & Supply Grosouth Farmers Market
(334) 271-7182
1641 Federal Dr
Montgomery, AL
 
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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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