Backyard Wildlife Feeders Siler City NC

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Siler City, NC. 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.

Poultry Villa Farm
(919) 542-5438
3151 Us Highway 15 501 N
Pittsboro, NC

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B & L Supply
(919) 542-6025
3402 US Hwy 15 501 N
Pittsboro, NC

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Potenza Industries
(877) 847-4761
5307 S College Rd Suite 1e
Wilmington, NC

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Flower Times, Inc
(252) 746-8444
143 W Hanrahan Rd
Grifton, NC
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants, Shrubs

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Red Mill Landscape & Nursery
(919) 477-8676
4517 Red Mill Road
Durham, NC
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Architects, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Sprinklers, Trees

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Fifth Season Gardening Co
(919) 542-0126
1021 Chicken Bridge Rd
Pittsboro, NC

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Atlantic Avenue Orchid & Garden Center
(919) 878-8877
5217 Atlantic Avenue
Raleigh, NC
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Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Bat Houses, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Birding Accessories, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Colored Mulch, Compost, Composting, Composting Supplies, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Control Release Fertilizers, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Educational Books & Tapes, Environmental Controls, Equipme…

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Carolina Backyard Adventures
(704) 902-1215
18616 Statesville Road
Cornelius, NC

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Mitchell's Nursery & Greenhouse, Inc.
(336) 983-4107
1088 W. Dalton Road
King, NC
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Annuals, Cactus / Succulent, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs

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Rockwell Farms
(704) 279-5589
6055 Highway 152 E
Rockwell, NC
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Remodeling Services

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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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