Bird Seed Enfield CT

Local resource for bird seed in Enfield, CT. 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.

Colonial Gardens
(860) 749-2657
46 Hartford Tpk.
Tolland, CT
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Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Design, Liner / Plug / Starter Plants, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Pond Additives, Pond Filters, Pond Liners, Produce, Pumps, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines, Water Garden Design, Water Garden Supplies, Water Gardening Contractors

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Graziano Bros Landscape Service Inc
(413) 525-8230
280 Elm Street
East Longmeadow, MA
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Groundcovers, Landscape Contractors, Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Maintenance / Services, Landscaping Services, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Stanley Greenhouses Inc
(860) 627-0856
126 S Main St
East Windsor, CT

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Flower Power Farm, Inc
(860) 752-6515
126 S. Main St
East Windsor, CT
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Annuals

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Sixteen Acres Garden Center
(413) 783-5883
1359 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA
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Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Baskets & Wicker Containers, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Bonsai, Boulders, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Cards & Envelopes, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Greens, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Collecta…

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Revay's Garden and Gift Shop
(860) 623-9068
266 North Rd
Broad Brook, CT
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bath & Personal Care Products, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Candles & Holders, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Clothing, Collectables & Figurines, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Craft Materials & Supplies, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Flags, Windsocks & Poles, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Fragrances, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Orn…

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Harken's Garden Center and Landscape Supply
(860) 528-6806
287 South Main Street Route 5
East Windsor, CT
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Annuals, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Shrubs, Soil & Amendments, Trees

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Grower Direct
(860) 763-2335
164 Hampden Rd
Somers, CT

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Western Growers Inc
(413) 733-5296
45 Piper Cross Rd
West Springfield, MA

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Earthly Seed Company
(413) 599-0264
P.O. Box 611
Wilbraham, MA

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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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