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.
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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.
Nesting Season is ON!!!
Get your wild bird houses up and out now!!!
From new whimsical hand painted styles to classic favorites, The Backyard Naturalist has a full variety of wild bird nesting boxes. Each one is "anatomically", a-hem, ornithologically, correct. We'll show you why this is the key to success.
Don't miss out on the fun!
Stop in for the area's best selection and, as always, free advice!
We are Maryland's first and only store to be awarded Droll Yankees' Five Feather Platinum Premier dealer status.
- Bluebirds Featured in The Gazette
National Bluebird Conservation Success Started Local. We'd like to thank writer Terri Hogan and The Gazette for putting a spotlight on Bluebirds this week. The beginning of Bluebird ... Read More
- Get Your Bluebird Nesting Boxes Ready NOW!
Bluebirds are Pairing Up and Choosing Nesting Sites, NOW! Most people don't realize that our Eastern Bluebirds start choosing nesting sites now (end of February, beginning of ... Read More
- WE WON!!!
Thank you for voting us ( For the second year!!! ) 'Best Gift Shop' in Montgomery County, Maryland As a small, independent business, we are ... Read More
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For the second year running, The Backyard Naturalist is Voted 'Best Gift Shop' in Montgomery County by Gazette readers.
The Backyard Naturalist is Voted 'Best Gift Shop' in Montgomery County by Gazette readers.
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At 20, Backyard Naturalist one of oldest mom-and-pops in Olney 10/21/09 | Gazette.net