Bird Seed Ponchatoula LA

Local resource for bird seed in Ponchatoula, LA. 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.

Grahams Nursery
(985) 345-6108
43270 E Pleasant Ridge Rd
Hammond, LA

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Stelz Nursery Inc
(985) 892-9313
19238 Million Dollar Rd
Covington, LA

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Recycle NOW Louisiana
(985) 869-2984
110 E 7th Ave
Covington, LA
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Garden Soil and Topsoil

Home Depot
(504) 729-4400
5151 Citrus Blvd Ste A
New Orleans, LA
 
Moran's Nursery
(225) 766-3138
8680 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA

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Airport Garden Center
(985) 542-6599
44530 S Airport Rd
Hammond, LA
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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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recycle NOW Louisiana
(985) 869-2984
72022 Live Oak St
Covington, LA
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recycle NOW Louisiana supplies the landscape industry with the finest landscape material. Produced from decomposed wood chips screened and blended with pine bark and horse manure stall shavings, the mixture is suitable for all garden needs.

Twin Oaks
(318) 255-9207
650 E Georgia Ave
Ruston, LA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Natural Springs Garden Center & Nursery
(318) 354-9385
4243 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA
Products / Services
Annuals

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Garden Spot Of Mandeville
(985) 674-0252
2100 N Causeway Blvd.
Mandeville, LA
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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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