Shop the Best Garden Shrubs for Wildlife!
Attracting wildlife is a pastime for many gardeners and growers! It is rewarding and exciting to see animals like deer, squirrels, native birds, butterflies, bees, and other small mammals like chipmunks or rabbits come into your yard.
Whether you are trying to grow plants that animals can build their homes or nest sites in or plants that will produce food for them to eat through flowers or berries, planting native shrubs for wildlife is always a good idea! Choose larger, woodier shrubs or trees to help wildlife create nest sites and provide cover and protection from the elements.
What Are The Best Wildlife Shrubs to Buy Online?
Landscaping for wildlife with native plants is easy with Perfect Plant's wide selection of wildlife trees and shrubs for sale like butterfly bushes, or plants that produce berries like hollies. Choose varieties that will produce fruit throughout all seasons of the year. This is especially important during late fall and winter when food sources are scarce.
What Animals Live in Shrubs?
While most plants will attract insects, our wildlife shrubs are especially inviting for other local fauna. Many wildlife shrubs will attract birds that want a place to nest, as well as deer, possums, hedgehogs, squirrels, and rabbits. Depending on your native wildlife, any number of animals may show up (even the neighbor walking his dog)!
How Does Planting Vegetation Help Wildlife?
Depending on the critter, wildlife shrubs can provide any number of benefits. Many of our wildlife trees and shrubs for sale support the natural ecosystem by providing food, shelter, and a place to nest for the local wildlife. Fruits that grow are a sweet treat while some predators may use a wildlife shrub to hide in while hunting.
What Makes A Good Wildlife Garden?
Make sure to plant native shrubs for wildlife, as animals will be more attracted to plants that they are familiar with. Also, try to plant your wildlife shrubs in an area that you can see from your porch or window. One of the main benefits of native shrubs for wildlife is the view!
Encouraging native animals to create homes can help restore habitats and improve the aesthetic appearance of your landscape at the same time.
If you are looking for trees for wildlife, we encourage you to check out our varieties of persimmons, apples, crabapples, and other fruits! Animals like deer love to munch on the fruits of these trees' labor and they will flock to your yard!
Shop our selection of wildlife shrubs for sale at Perfect Plants today! Check out the full shrubs & hedges collection for more options.