Bird Seed London KY

Local resource for bird seed in London, KY. 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.

Laurel Landscaping
(606) 528-3186
2200 Level Green Rd
Corbin, KY
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Country Garden Greenhouse
(606) 424-9379
99 Union Rd
Beattyville, KY
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Annuals

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Pemberton's Greenhouses
(859) 254-6552
555 Keller Ct
Lexington, KY
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Annuals, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Gifts & Accents, Holiday Items, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Orchids, Perennials, Plants, Poinsettias, Potted Flowering Plants, Trees, Wreaths & Decorations

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K. C. Hardin Greenhouse
(606) 932-4238
Route 1 Box 521
South Shore, KY

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Howard's Greenhouse
(606) 932-3949
4806 St Rt 784
South Shore, KY

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Pine View Farm
(606) 598-5326
174 Highway 1524
Manchester, KY

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Frank Otte Nursery & Garden Center
(502) 267-8888
9316 Taylorsville Road
Louisville, KY
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Annuals, B & B Plants, Bulbs, Business Services, Chemicals, Container Plants, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Water Garden Companies, Water Garden Design

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Hatton Landscaping
(859) 744-1415
376 Cabin Creek Road
Winchester, KY
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Fleming Co Farm Supply
(606) 845-1821
1724 Maysville Road
Flemingsburg, KY
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Rubber Mulch

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Hillenmeyer Landscape Services
(859) 255-1091
2337 Sandersville Rd.
Lexington, KY
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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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