Backyard Wildlife Feeders Yorktown VA

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Yorktown, VA. 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.

The Flower Pot
(757) 875-0500
6417 George Washington Memorial Highway
Yorktown, VA
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Cut Flowers, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Ashe's Nursery
(804) 642-2366
1559 Greate Rd
Gloucester Point, VA

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Anderson's Home & Garden Showplace
(757) 599-3510
11250 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Chemicals, Clothing, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Florist, Furniture / Structures, Furniture Stores, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Gloves, Gardening Supplies, Gloves, Groundcovers, Home Furnishings, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Landscape Architects, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Outdoor Furniture, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines

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McDonald Garden Center
(757) 722-7463
1139 W Pembroke Ave
Hampton, VA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Landscape Architects, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines, Wildflower Seed

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Belroi Gardens
(804) 693-9337
6124 Belroi Farms Dr
Gloucester, VA

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Ken Matthews Landscape Nursery
(757) 898-7799
4921 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Yorktown, VA
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Annuals, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Baskets & Wicker Containers, Bath & Personal Care Products, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Business Services, Candles & Holders, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Craft Materials & Supplies, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Fragrances, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Gifts & Accents, Giftware, Grass Seed, Groundcovers, Hardsc…

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Andersons Greenhouses
(757) 599-3510
11250 Jefferson Ave.
Newport News, VA

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Countryside Gardens
(757) 722-9909
220 E. Mercury Blvd.
Hampton, VA
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Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Aquatic Containers, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Bat Houses, Bath & Personal Care Products, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Birding Accessories, Bulbs, Butterflyhouses, Cactus / Succulent, Candles & Holders, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Coconut / Moss Liners, Collectable…

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Williamsburg Pottery
(757) 564-3326
Route 60
Lightfoot, VA
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Florist, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Homestead Garden Center
(757) 566-0404
4191 Rochambeau Drive
Williamsburg, VA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants, Shrubs, Vegetables

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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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