Backyard Wildlife Feeders Taylorsville NC

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Taylorsville, 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.

Carmen's Greenhouse
(704) 876-1168
216 Johnson Farm Road
Hiddenite, NC
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Annuals

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Hickory Home & Garden Ctr
(828) 327-2877
336 US Hwy 321 NW
Hickory, NC
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Lebanon Fertilizer and Grass Seed

Farm & Garden Svc
(704) 872-6292
202 Light St
Statesville, NC

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West Iredell Lawn & Garden Ctr
(704) 873-5112
121 Mount Hermon Rd
Statesville, 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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Farm House Gardeners, Inc.
(704) 873-2057
2142 Salisbury Road
Statesville, NC
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Sweetpeas Greens & Things
(828) 495-8199
9611 Nc Highway 127
Hickory, NC

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Burch Company
(336) 667-9196
1611 Industrial Dr
Wilkesboro, NC

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Green Energy Lawn Care
(919) 338-2667
Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

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Res Viridis
(919) 399-6348
Calais Dr.
Durham, NC

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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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