Bird Seed Texarkana AR

Local resource for bird seed in Texarkana, AR. 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.

North American Greenhouse
(903) 838-6256
6103 Chaparral St
Texarkana, TX

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Outdoor Images Lawn & Garden Center
(479) 524-9011
3900 Highway 412 E
Siloam Springs, AR
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Annuals

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Reynolds Greenhouses
(501) 623-2053
192 Crabtree Rd
Hot Springs, AR

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Jim's Farm Stand
(870) 723-3724
461 Old Dermott Rd Po Box 273
Monticello, AR
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Vegetables

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Rogers Greenhouse
(870) 239-9496
1402 Buttercup Ln
Paragould, AR
Products / Services
Plants, Shrubs

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Ellis Pottery
(903) 792-2246
3920 Summerhill Rd
Texarkana, TX

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Arkansas Garden Center
(501) 868-9933
15603 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR
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Flower Seed, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Seed, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Wildflower Seed

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Bean Mtn Farms
(479) 225-8179
HC 62, Box 665
Deer, AR

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Maumelle Nursery & Landscape
(501) 758-0002
11700 Maumelle Blvd
N Little Rock, AR
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Van Buren Nursery
(479) 806-3566
1505 Fayetteville Rd
Van Buren, AR
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Annuals

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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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