Backyard Wildlife Feeders Waterbury CT

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Waterbury, CT. 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.

Schmidt's & Serafine's True Value
(203) 754-5186
464 Chase Avenue
Waterbury, CT
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The Flower Farm
(203) 758-6788
50 Scott Rd
Prospect, CT
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Annuals

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Kurtz Farms
(203) 272-2996
1604 Peck Lane
Cheshire, CT

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Arisco Farms, Llc
(203) 271-0549
1583 Marion Rd
Cheshire, CT
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Annuals, Vegetables

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N Casertanos
(203) 272-4563
1030 S Meriden Rd
Cheshire, CT

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Waterbury Walmart
(203) 759-1000
910 Wolcott Street
Waterbury, CT
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Vegetables

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Cheshire Nursery Garden Center, LLC
(203) 272-3228
1317 So. Main Street
Cheshire, CT
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Annuals, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Birding Accessories, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Gloves, Gardening Supplies, Gloves, Groundcovers, Hardscape Supplies, Home Furnishings, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Manure, Mulch, Organic Gardening, Outdoor Furniture, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Rain Barrels, Retaining Wall Systems, Roses, …

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Tower Farms
(203) 272-5952
1338 Highland Ave
Cheshire, CT
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Hilzinger Farms
(203) 250-1638
110 Schoolhouse Rd
Cheshire, CT

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Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery & Landscapes
(203) 263-6626
212 Grassy Hill Road
Woodbury, CT

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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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