Bird Seed Cottonwood AZ

Local resource for bird seed in Cottonwood, AZ. Includes detailed information on local resources that give access to straight birdseed, mixed birdseed, parrot food, macaw food, black sunflower seeds, wild birdseed, and safflowerseed, as well as advice and content on bird food.

Windmill Gardens
(928) 649-9177
9550 E Cornville Rd
Cornville, AZ

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Arbor One Tree and Landscape Consulting Services t.b.
(866) 212-8684
206 N Outback Rd
Dewey, AZ

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Watters Design & Garden Center
(928) 445-4159
1815 Iron Springs Road
Prescott, AZ
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Clear Creek Organic Fertilizer
(520) 404-8358
10630 E. Avalon Park St
Tucson, AZ

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Dream With Color
(602) 728-0644
17826 N Tatum Blvd
Phoenix, AZ

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Biddle's Nursery
(928) 282-5078
1259 W Hwy 89a
West Sedona, AZ
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Plants, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Giftware, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Native Plant Nurseries, Perennials, Plants, Pottery, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Statues / Sculptures, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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GMH Seed Company
(520) 235-8872
9281 E. Holmes St.
Tucson, AZ

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Clemente Design Studio, LLC
(602) 840-2935
3737 E. Turney Ave. --206
Phoenix, AZ

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Sheldon's Nursery
(520) 529-0609
4999 N. Sabino Canyon Road
Tucson, AZ
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Ajo Way Nursery
(520) 294-9611
3220 E Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ

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Bird Seeds | Healthy bird seed formulations for wild birds

Healthy bird seed formulations for wild birds

Quality bird seeds deliver all the nutrients required by both wild and domesticated birds to enjoy health and vitality. However, different bird species have different nutritional needs, and some birds will eat certain foods while others won't touch them.

If you're buying pet bird seed, your best bet is to talk to your vet or a domesticated-bird professional to find out what type of food is optimal. However, you'll need to do a little of your own research if you're planning to use wild bird seeds to attract untamed feathered visitors to your yard.

Food in the Wild vs. Formulated Bird Seeds

It's important to understand that virtually every species of wild bird has preferred foods, as well as foods they'll readily eat when preferred foods are not available. By understanding this, you'll be able to appeal to their natural tastes and provide them with a meal they'll keep coming back for.

Sometimes, these needs are easy to provide for. Cardinals, for example, prefer to eat sunflower seeds, so you can attract them to your yard simply by stocking your bird feeders with these readily available treats. Similarly, hummingbirds prefer nectars and small insects, so providing some protein, sugar water and sweetened seeds will coax them to visit you.

However, you'll need to get creative to attract certain birds. For instance, owls are predators, feeding on small mammals, snakes and birds. Since it's unlikely that you'll be able to offer them these to eat, you're best off attracting owls by offering them a source of clean, fresh water.

Easy Bird Seed Recipes You Can Make Yourself

If you don't want to stock your bird seed houses with generic wholesale bird seed, you can create tasty and nutritious homemade snacks for wild birds using common household ingredients.

To make filler for your bird feeder, take 1 cup each of cooking oil, peanut butter, shortening and cracked corn, and mix in enough wild bird seeds to crea...

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