Bird Baths Ankeny IA

Local resource for bird baths in Ankeny, IA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to solar birdbaths, heated birdbaths, birdbath bubblers, birdbath cleaners, hanging birdbaths, and copper birdbaths, as well as advice and content on birdbath accessories.

Perennial Gardens
(515) 964-7702
1633 NW 84th Ave
Ankeny, IA
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Renes Greenhouse Inc
(515) 986-3716
9401 Nw 70th Ave
Johnston, IA

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Johnston Hy-vee
(515) 270-9045
5750 Merle Hay Rd Po Box 9
Johnston, IA
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Boesen The Florist
(515) 313-7449
3422 Beaver Ave
Des Moines, IA
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Goode Greenhouses Inc
(515) 262-6504
1050 NE 50th Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
TNT Landscaping & Nursery
(515) 965-1206
1313 SW Ordnance Rd
Ankeny, IA
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PBS Landscaping Inc
(515) 278-1118
5555 NW Beaver Dr
Johnston, IA
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Piney Ridge Greenhouse
(515) 276-9554
6355 Nw 51st St
Johnston, IA
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Central Iowa Floral
(515) 277-3962
6100 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA
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Greenhouse Growers, Plants

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Perficut Lawn & Landscape Inc
(515) 965-0951
6550 NE 14th St
Des Moines, IA
 
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Bird Baths | Explore different styles of bird baths

Explore different styles of bird baths

Bird baths are designed to entice birds to visit your yard by offering them fresh, clean water to drink or bathe in. They are especially attractive to birds during extended periods of dry, hot weather, when water is hard for them to come by.

Historically, bird baths and fountains have consisted solely of pedestal-mounted basins made from concrete. However, a wide range of alternate styles have become popular in recent years, including solar bird baths and Southwest-style bird baths.

Modern Bird Bath Styles

If you're considering adding a bird bath to your yard, you should choose a style that fits with the architecture of your home. Elaborately sculpted and classically inspired concrete bird baths don't make the best choice if your home's exterior is decidedly stark, sleek and contemporary.

Some of the various bird baths that are popular with today's homeowners include:

  • Copper bird baths. While they're also available in traditional styles, many copper bird baths are tiered systems that are designed to sit close to the ground. They make a good choice if you want a touch of elegant flair and you're sure your yard is safe from predators.
  • Hanging bird baths. Rather than sitting on a pedestal, hanging bird baths are suspended from a tree or a structural attachment linked to your house. The advantage of this style is that you can place the bird bath at a safe elevation from the ground, allowing birds to fly up to it but keeping squirrels, cats, raccoons and other predators away.
  • Heated bird baths. Just about any style, from stone bird baths to copper bird baths, can be adapted to include a heating system. Heated bird baths are an excellent way to attract regular avian visitors to your yard, especially during the early spring and later autumn when the weather is cool.
  • Solar bird baths. Powered by the sun, these bird baths are a popular sub-type of heated garden fountain . While they tend to come with a heftier ...

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