The Backyard Naturalist’s Annex

The Backyard Naturalist Annex: COVID safe shopping for gifts for all ages and budgets.

Changes are Coming!

Thank you for your support and patience as we navigate to a full re-opening of our main building.
While we reorganize, our Gift Annex and outdoor Garden Displays are open for shopping! If you prefer, keep shopping via pickups for now. Check Facebook and for updates.

Information About Our Products

See our main product page here, for more details about many individual items. The Backyard Naturalist Team is glad to help with any questions, or bring an item out for you to see.

How to Place Your Order for Pick Up

If you prefer placing orders for our safe, no-contact parking lot pickups. Use our Order Form here, or call us at 301-924-0024.

The Backyard Naturalist's safe shopping Annex with Alice's Cottage Kitchen Linens and Textiles display.
See fresh Spring 2021 Alice’s Cottage kitchen linens and more, here.
The Backyard Naturalist safe shopping Annex showcases our Hand Painted Bird Houses.
See more Hand Painted Bird Houses here.
The Backyard Naturalist's Holiday Annex 2020 display of bird baths and garden statuary.
Zig-zagging! From top left: Life Cycle Figurines: Frog, Ladybug, Honey Bee, Butterfly; Bunny Plush Finger Puppets; Little Bluebirds Matching Game; Bug Bottle; Lots of Ladybugs; Build a Wren House Kit; Owl Puke Dissection Kit; Young Birder’s Guide; Glow Star kits; Crystal Mining Kits; Finger Puppet Books; Good Night, Maryland; Crystal Growing Kits; Rocks of the USA Science Kit; Amazing Rocks Science Kit.
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The Backyard Naturalist has 'Baby Talk' collection in stock. Plush animals and a plush 'home' . Soft and cuddly baby toys! This one is 'Forest Friends'.
My Forest Friends

To see more ‘Baby Talk’ plush animals, see our product page here.

The Backyard Naturalist Annex Nature-themed Games, Puzzles and more for children of all ages.
See other Nature Games and Puzzles or Science Projects and Kits for children.
Nature themed Bingo Games, The AdventurePak, Nature Discovery Journal
The Backyard Naturalist has nature-themed games for children, like Animal Quest (has inflatable globe!).
Animal Quest Game
The Backyard Naturalist has the bedtime book most requested by Maryland kids: Good Night, Maryland
Good Night, Maryland
The Backyard Naturalist stocks Lang jigsaw puzzles, 1000 pieces.
See our Jigsaw Puzzles product page here.
The Backyard Naturalist Annex display of books for dog and cat people.
Poetry your pets want you to read! I Could Pee On This, I Could Pee On This, Too and I Could Chew On This
The Backyard Naturalist shopping annex, plush puppets and other nature-themed gifts for children of all ages.
See more Plush Hand Puppets and Finger Puppets here.
The Backyard Naturalist has Adajio and Sienna Sky earrings, among other jewelry including semi-precious gemstone bangles and more

To see our Adajio, Sienna Sky and Wild Bryde earring styles, see our Earrings page here.

The Backyard Naturalist's Holiday Annex 2020, details of Semi-Precious Gemstone Bracelets and Bangles.
The Backyard Naturalist Annex display of Laurel Burch tote bags.
Laurel Burch Design Tote Bags
The Backyard Naturalist has Stocky Kritter Key Hiders: turtle, Cardinal, Frog, Owl, Squirrel with magnetic key holder.
Find out more on our Stocky Kritter Key Hiders product page.
The Backyard Naturalist's Holiday Annex showing Eartha Ceramic Tiles, feathers, owl, birds, rabbit themes
The Backyard Naturalist's Holiday Annex 2020 has a display of metal wall art with sea creatures, frogs, lizards, fish, crabs, turtles and chameleons.
Nature Calendars 50% off
Calendars are now 50% off. See our 2021 Calendars product page.