Bird Seed Madison TN

Local resource for bird seed in Madison, 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.

Bates Nursery & Garden Center
(615) 876-1014
3810 Whites Creek Pike
Nashville, TN
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Bamboo & Wood Containers, Baskets & Wicker Containers, Bat Houses, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Boots / Clogs, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Candles & Holders, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Greens, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Clothing, Collectables…

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Worm's Way
(800) 397-4153
707 Rivergate Pkwy
Goodlettsville, TN

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Creekside Garden Center
(615) 356-2201
106 Harding Place
Nashville , TN
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Landscape Contractors, Landscape Maintenance / Services, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Moore & Moore West Garden Center
(615) 662-8849
8216 Hwy 100
Nashville, TN
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Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Ferns, Fungicides, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Insect Traps, Insecticide, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Irrigation Supplies, Landscape Design, Mulch, Native Plant Nurseries, Natural Pesticide, Organic Fertilizers, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Pesticides, Pestici…

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Hewitt Garden & Design Center
(615) 661-6767
2525 Hillsboro Rd
Franklin, TN
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Design, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plant Merchants, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Gardens Of Babylon
(615) 244-8949
900 8Th Avenue N.
Nashville, TN
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Blooms Nursery And Landscape
(615) 255-4663
610 Thompson Lane
Nashville, TN
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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All Natural Lawns and Landscape, LLC
(615) 367-9933
4088 Murfreesboro Pike
Antioch, TN

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S & W Greenhouse, Inc
(615) 672-0599
533 Tyree Springs Rd
White House, TN

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Youngs Nursery And Greenhouses
(615) 452-5825
1955 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN

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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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