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Main Line Gardens
376 Paoli Pike, Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 610-644-2300

Heather's Helpful Hint

Provide a Water Source for Birds
August 16, 2012

So many things are affected by the extreme heat and lack of regular rain, including the birds. It is definitely important to keep water features clean and filled, especially now. Birds can find food easier than they can locate a source for fresh water during a drought. If you do not have a bird bath, it is well worth the investment. In their resourcefulness, birds will begin to munch on moisture filled vegetables like tomatoes if need be. We have experienced that in our own gardens.
It is a good idea also to keep seed feeders topped off so that when grass and plant seeds are less plentiful because of  the dry conditions, your birds will find an easy feast. If you have hummingbird feeders monitor them closely for problems with mold, which develops quickly in the sugar water solution when temperatures are consistently over ninety degrees. Mold is detrimental to hummingbirds but keeping the nectar feeders clean and filled is still very important.
For more information on birds consult an expert in our garden department, and be sure to come in and see the outstanding selection of houses, feeders, and food available right now to care for your feathered friends.

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Read about Main Line Gardens acquiring Waterloo Gardens!

Main Line Gardens is a family-owned business that was established in 1981. More than just a full service garden center and nursery for professional landscaping and hardscaping, Main Line Gardens is an architect of beautiful, functional outdoor living spaces that provide a lifetime of enjoyment. The company's first priority and foremost goal is establishing long-term relationships with its customers by offering exceptional service and the highest quality products. This philosophy has defined its success for over 25 years and will continue for decades to follow. Main Line Gardens' experienced and professional staff takes customers all the way from design through installation, involving them every step of the way in the creation of their own outdoor landscaping paradise. Customers can choose from a full selection of plants, trees, shrubs, mulch and stones from the onsite full service nursery.

Please note that Main Line Gardens is not able to honor Waterloo Gardens gift cards/certificates, item exchanges or returns, broken or damaged items, etc. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.