Bird Seed Lebanon OR

Local resource for bird seed in Lebanon, OR. 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.

Green Thumb Garden Center
(541) 451-5464
5795 S. Santiam Hwy
Lebanon, OR
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Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Greenhouse Supplies & Equipment, Groundcovers, Herb Seed, Horticulture Companies, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Mulch, Native Plant Nurseries, Natural Pesticide, Organic Fertilizers, Organic Gardening, Organic Seed, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetabl…

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Orson's Greenhouses Inc.
(541) 926-3774
31820 N Lake Creek Drive
Tangent , OR
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Annuals, Greenhouse Growers, Perennials, Plants

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Peoria Gardens Inc
(541) 753-8519
32332 Peoria Rd Sw
Albany, OR

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Fresh to You Produce & Garden Center
(503) 769-9682
41639 Stayton Scio Rd SE
Stayton, OR
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Chemicals, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Plants, Containers, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gifts & Accents, Gourmet Foods, Groundcovers, Hanging Baskets / Planters, Herbs, Holiday Items, Horticulture Companies, Jams, Jellies, Dips & Sauces, Mulch, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Pick Your Own Farms, Plants, Potting Soil, Produce, Roses, See…

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Jefferson Nursery
(541) 327-2011
3193 Jefferson Marion Rd Se
Jefferson, OR

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C R Flowers
(541) 928-6391
1350 Nw Springhill Dr
Albany, OR

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Thomas Creek Nursery
(503) 394-3478
38400 Robinson Dr
Scio, OR

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Hart's Nursery Of Jefferson
(541) 327-3366
4049 Jefferson/scio Road
Jefferson, OR

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Dan Thorpe's Sticks & Stones
(541) 451-2171
1314 S Airport Rd
Lebanon, OR

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Frey's Dahlias
(503) 743-3910
12054 Brick Rd SE
Turner, OR

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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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