Bird Seed Waycross GA

Local resource for bird seed in Waycross, GA. 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.

Wrights Landscaping & Irrigation Inc
(912) 283-6591
307 George St
Waycross, GA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Landscape Architects, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services

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The Plant Stand
(706) 363-8760
101 South Main Street
Hiawassee, GA
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Annuals

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Autumn Hill Nursery & Landscaping
(770) 442-3901
4256 Earney Road
Woodstock, GA
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Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Arbors / Arches, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Birding Accessories, Cactus / Succulent, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Compost, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Containers - Decorative, Control Release Fertilizers, Decorative Planters & Urns, Ferns, Fertilizers, Flower Boxes / Window Boxes, Flower Seed, Fountains - Decorative, Fruits, Garden Center Services,…

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Sunny Hill Greenhouses
(706) 245-8383
1510 Ridgeway Road
Canon, GA
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Builders / Contractors, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants, Shrubs

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Ace Hardware Of Lafayette, Inc.
(706) 638-1732
512 South Main St.
Lafayette, GA
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Vegetables

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D&J Equipment
(912) 449-3687
2744 Hwy 84
Blackshear, GA
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Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Sanderlin's Greenhouses
(706) 541-1865
2539 Scotts Ferry Rd
Appling, GA
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Greenhouse Growers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs

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Smith Nursery
(800) 735-7922
195 Lovinggood Rd
Ringgold, GA

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Billingsley Vaughn Nursery & Landsacpe
(706) 746-2887
4772 Hwy 441N
Rabun Gap, GA
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Conifers / Evergreens, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Luton Nursery
(706) 896-5199
2166 Ferguson Town Rd
Hiawassee, GA

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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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