Get Ready for Mother's Day!
Mother's Day is Sunday May 12th, and our stores are overflowing with beautiful and unique gifts that are sure to delight! We have a nice selection of Mom-worthy gifts including:

Garden Sculptures and Wind Chimes
Birdhouses and Baths and Feeders
Fragrant Soaps
Beautiful Home Accents
Nature-Inspired Jewelry
Binoculars, Scopes, and Field Guides
and more!

And while we're on the subject: let's not forget about all of those busy Mama birds out in the yard! Many of them have lots of new little mouths to feed these days and will surely appreciate a nice, fresh mealworm or suet treat! Visit us at our Southport and Wilmington locations, and let the Wild Bird & Garden crew help you pick out that perfect gift for all of the special Mothers in your life!

We Have Mother's Day Goodies GALORE!

We have something special for every Mom, so come and see us soon. The perfect gifts are waiting for you at Wild Bird & Garden!  

Native Plant Sales

We are excited to be teaming up with wonderful local growers Joyce and Mindy from Going Native Gardens to offer a full schedule of Native Plant Sales this Spring! Choosing native plants is one of the best ways to provide natural food and habitat for our area's birds, butterflies, and pollinators; stop by and pick out some plants that will encourage a variety of beneficial wildlife to visit your garden oasis!

  Click here for the most current sale schedule, and check back often - we'll be adding more sales throughout the year!

Our next Native Plant Sale will be:
Saturday May 4 | 10 - 12:30 | Wilmington

Southport Seminar Series

Join us at our Southport location on the first Wednesday morning of each month for a special series of entertaining and educational programs on some of our most-requested seasonal topics.

Advance registration and $5 fee required for each seminar. All fee proceeds will benefit  Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter and attendees will receive a $5 shopping voucher per seminar. Space is limited! 

Seminar topics and dates:

May 1 | 9 - 10 | Hummingbirds
June 5 | 9 - 10 | Birds & Native Plants*

*There will be a special native plant sale after the June seminar!

Birding Kayaking Excursions

Feeling adventurous? Join Wild Bird & Garden and  Mahanaim Adventures  for some memorable birding out on our local waters. Excursions are $55 per person, and include all kayak equipment and guide services. Single and tandem boats are available for all excursions, and all skill levels are welcome. To register, call Mahanaim Adventures: (910) 547-8252 or reserve at their website .

Our 2019 Birding/Kayaking Schedule:
Plan ahead for autumnal adventures too!

August 23 (Fri) Cape Fear Wading Birds Tour (8:30 - 12)
September 13 (Fri) Full Moon Owl Prowl Tour (5 - 9)
October 1 (Tue) Masonboro Island Tour (8:30 - 12)

Upcoming Events

Wrightsville Beach Bird Steward Bird Walk
Mondays at 9AM, starting May 5
Meet at Gazebo at WB Public Access #43
Join Audubon NC Wrightsville Beach Bird Stewards for a bird walk to view the nesting colony of Black Skimmers, Common Terns and American Oystercatchers. Stewards will have spotting scopes and visual aids to share the challenges beach nesting birds face when incubating eggs and raising chicks on the hot sand and busy beach. The walk is free; parking is limited and requires a fee. Consider carpooling with friends!

Airlie Bird Walk 
Wednesday, May 8 | 8:00 - 9:30 am
Meet in Airlie Gardens Main Parking Lot
Join us for a free guided bird walk through the varied and beautiful habitats at  Airlie Gardens. We'll expect to see a nice variety of our year-round resident birds, Ospreys, and probably quite a bit of nesting-related activity. Regular Airlie admission applies, or you can pick up a $2 discount voucher for the walk at Wild Bird & Garden.

Southport Bird Walk & Painted Bunting Prowl
Wednesday, May 15 | 8:30 - 9:30
Meet at Wild Bird & Garden Southport, 105 E Brown Street
Join Wild Bird & Garden staff for a birding stroll around Southport's historic downtown and waterfront areas. Painted Buntings are arriving, and we will make an extra effort to spot a few in action during our usual monthly bird walk. This walk is free and open to all!
As always, thanks so much for reading. We hope you'll stop in or contact us if you need any gift ideas or inspiration for Mother's Day and beyond. Remember: you can never go wrong with the gift of nature! 

We're also here with all of the information and supplies you may need for the new feathered families starting to hatch out there. Or just come in and brag about the birds nesting in your yard - we'd LOVE to hear all about it!

Happy Mother's Day and Good Birding!

  Jill and the  Wild Bird & Garden Team

20%  Mother's Day Savings  20%

Just in time for Mother's Day, present coupon for 20% off:


Feel free to forward or share with family and friends so they can enjoy the savings, too!

Offer Expires 05/12/2019.
Limited to in-stock items.

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