Bird Seed Lexington MA

Local resource for bird seed in Lexington, MA. 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.

Seasons Four
(781) 861-1200
1265 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA
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Doran's Greenhouses Inc
(781) 862-5127
150 East St
Lexington, MA

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New England Nurseries, Inc.
(781) 275-2525
216 Concord Road
Bedford, MA
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Organic Lawn Care Boston
(781) 353-6999
2 Draper St.
Woburn, MA

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Mccue Garden Center
(781) 933-1385
200 Cambridge St
Woburn, MA
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Annuals

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Wagon Wheel Nursery & Farmstand Inc.
(781) 862-2112
927 Waltham Street
Lexington, MA
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Annuals, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Bulbs, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Crop Protection, Fall Decorations, Fertilizers, Firewood, Florist, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gifts & Accents, Grass Seed, Groundcovers, Halloween Decorations, Hardscape Supplies, Herbs, Holiday Items, Hor…

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Land Escapes
(617) 308-7063
11 Harvard Street
Arlington, MA

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Burlington Roche Bros. (crossroads Plaza)
(781) 273-3261
34 Cambridge Street
Burlington, MA
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Vegetables

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Mahoney's Garden Centers
(781) 729-5900
242 Cambridge Street Route 3
Winchester, MA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Perennials, Roses, Shrubs, Trees, Vines

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Griggs Farm
(978) 667-9111
599 Boston Road
Billerica, 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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