Bat Houses Canton GA

Local resource for bat houses in Canton, GA. Includes detailed information on local garden supply stores that give access to bat house installation, bat roosting space, bat nursery space, bat house poles, and bat chalets, as well as advice and content on bats, bat colonies, and big brown bats.

Grass Source Inc
(678) 880-3950
4394 Cumming Hwy
Canton, GA
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Annuals, Landscaping Services

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The Greenhouse At Redbud Lane Nursery
(770) 345-5368
267 Redbud Lane
Holly Springs,, GA
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Annuals

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Mann's Greenhouse
(770) 345-2300
4950 Hickory Rd
Woodstock, GA

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Blossom & Bloom Nursery & Greenhouse
(770) 772-5690
14420 Birmingham Hwy
Alpharetta, GA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants, Shrubs

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Pike Family Nursery
(678) 574-5868
3602 Cobb Parkway N.w.
Acworth, GA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Autumn Hill Nursery & Landscaping
(770) 345-5252
100 Pea Ridge Road
Canton, GA
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Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Arbors / Arches, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Birding Accessories, Cactus / Succulent, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Compost, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Containers - Decorative, Control Release Fertilizers, Decorative Planters & Urns, Ferns, Fertilizers, Flower Boxes / Window Boxes, Flower Seed, Fountains - Decorative, Fruits, Garden Center Services,…

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Autumn Hill Nursery & Landscaping
(770) 442-3901
4256 Earney Road
Woodstock, GA
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Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Arbors / Arches, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Birding Accessories, Cactus / Succulent, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Compost, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Containers - Decorative, Control Release Fertilizers, Decorative Planters & Urns, Ferns, Fertilizers, Flower Boxes / Window Boxes, Flower Seed, Fountains - Decorative, Fruits, Garden Center Services,…

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Twin Branch Nursery and Landscape, Inc.
(770) 926-8566
1169 Wiley Bridge Road
Woodstock, GA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, B & B Plants, Bird Baths, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Christmas Tree Stands, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Container Plants, Containers - Decorative, Cypress Mulch, Decorative Planters & Urns, Environmental Design, Erosion & Sediment Control Supplies, Ferns, Fertilizers, Flower Seed, Fountains - Decorative, Fruits, Garden Center Marketi…

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A1-Heritage Landscape Supply
(770) 781-9949
3615 Canton Hwy
Cumming, GA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Landscape Contractors, Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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joe gardener
(770) 973-7728
1205 Johnson Ferry Road Suite 136
Marietta, GA
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Business Services, Conference Writer / Speaker, Industry Supplies & Services

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Bat House | Build a bat house for your backyard

Build a bat house for your backyard

While many people consider bats pesky, dangerous and even frightening, the truth is that they do a great service for people seeking to protect gardens and crops. Flying insects that are active at night – moths, mosquitoes, beetles, etc. – can wreak havoc on crops, gorging on them after the sun goes down. Bats are these insects' primary predator, and one bat eats hundreds of these flying nuisances per hour. Just imagine what an entire colony of bats could do to protect your crops and gardens!

Enter the concept of the bat house, an effective weapon in insect protection .

Practical Considerations for Bat House Designs

You won't be able to attract bats to roost in your bat house unless you understand how they think and behave. These tips can help guide the design and placement of your bat house so that you can slant the odds in your favor:

  • Bats prefer warm environments; bat houses will retain their heat at night if they're exposed to at least 10 hours of direct sunlight during the day.
  • Don't include trees in your bat house building plans. Tree-mounted houses are hard for bats to find, and make it easy for predators to attack them if they do find it.
  • Make sure there's a source of fresh water within a quarter-mile of the bat house.
  • Keep the entrance to the house free of obstacles, such as tree branches. Bats like to swoop in unobstructed space.
  • Your bat house plans should not include lights; in fact, if you place the bat house near a source of light, it's virtually assured that it will remain empty.
  • Use untreated wood; it contains no harmful chemicals.
  • Keep the surfaces inside the house rough; this allows the bats to grip its floor or walls more easily.

How to Build a Bat House

Keeping those tips in mind, search the Internet for free bat house plans or visit your local building center to purchase bat house kits. Building a house from scratch using plans is a good idea if you have some carpentry experi...

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