Bird Seed Lenoir City TN

Local resource for bird seed in Lenoir City, TN. 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.

Glendale Gardens
(865) 995-2025
1621 Bob Young Lane
Lenoir City, TN
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Annuals

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Meadow View Greenhouse & Garden Center
(865) 986-7229
9885 Highway 11 E
Lenoir City, TN
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Chemicals, Colored Mulch, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Container Plants, Containers, Craft Materials & Supplies, Crop Protection, Ferns, Fountains - Decorative, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gifts & Accents, Giftware, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Holiday Items, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Indoor / Outdoor Rugs, Landscape Des…

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Willow Ridge Garden Center
(865) 481-3825
97 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN
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Annuals, Aquatics, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Soil & Amendments, Trees

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Molly's Flower Pot
(865) 425-0604
856 Oak Ridge Tpke
Oak Ridge, TN

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Ellenburg Nursery
(865) 769-5677
722 Vanosdale Road
Knoxville, TN
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Annuals, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Ace Hardware Of Dixie Lee Junction, Inc.
(865) 988-5285
19670 Hwy 11 East
Lenoir City, TN
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Vegetables

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Pool Spa & More Inc
(865) 856-6800
7409 Hwy 411 S
Greenback, TN
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Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Ridge Greenhouse And Florist
(865) 482-1465
148 Louisiana Ave
Oak Ridge, TN
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs

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Out of Eden Garden Center
(865) 984-8500
2928 US Highway 411 South
Maryville, TN
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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The Flower Market Inc.
(865) 584-1679
4520 Old Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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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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