Your Summer Place
Make your backyard an oasis where everyone can escape the heat. It's simple:
Fill your bird baths and feeders then head straight to your hammock to watch the fun.
Shop Local, Shop Small
Shopping local, small businesses in your own backyard, benefits your entire community.
The Backyard Naturalist has gifts for all ages and within any budget.
Come browse through our Gift-Boxed, One-Of-A-Kind Rock, Mineral, Crystal & Fossil Specimens. . .we have the area's best selection outside the Smithsonian Gift Shop!
And NEW! for local sports fans:
Redskins, Ravens, Capitals, Nationals and Orioles!!! We have officially licensed flags, mini-flags, doormats and tree faces.
Our 25th Anniversary Year
The Backyard Naturalist is the area's largest and oldest independent retailer of wild bird products and gifts for nature lovers of all ages! Proudly serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area for twenty-five years.
Thank you!!! The Backyard Naturalist's 25th Anniversary celebration was a day we will remember forever. See photos from the party on our Facebook page.
We are Maryland's first and only store to be awarded Droll Yankees' Five Feather Platinum Premier dealer status.
We take care of our feathered friends' needs year-round:
The BYN on Facebook
The Backyard Blog Archive
We have Maryland Crab Decals & Magnets!!!!
‘Best Of’ Montgomery
2012, 2013 and 2014!!!
Thank you for voting us 'Best Of' Montgomery County, Maryland!!!
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Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro spotlights The Backyard Naturalist in her National Small Business Week 2015 blog post.
For the third year running, The Backyard Naturalist is Voted 'Best Of' Montgomery County by Gazette readers.
The Backyard Naturalist's 25th Anniversary in The Gazette