Bird Baths Chicago IL

Local resource for bird baths in Chicago, IL. 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.

Charles J Fiore Nursery
(773) 533-1414
2901 W Ferdinand St
Chicago, IL

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Fertile Gardens
(773) 929-9330
1646 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL
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Marguerite Gardens, Inc.
(773) 506-6295
1624 W. Wolfram
Chicago, IL
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St. Boniface Cemetery
(773) 457-3988
5801 N Clark St
Chicago, IL
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Gethsemane Garden Center
(773) 878-5915
5739 N Clark St
Chicago, IL
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Grand Street Gardens
(312) 829-8200
2200 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL
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Jayson Home & Garden
(773) 248-8180
1885 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL
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Farmers Market Garden Center
(773) 539-1200
4110 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL
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The Good Earth Greenhouse
(708) 366-9500
7900 Madison St
River Forest, IL
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Advance Garden Center
(773) 685-6030
2933 N Central Ave
Chicago, IL
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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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