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Welcome to Nature's Barn
Nature's Barn is located in historic Lithopolis, Ohio. We are minutes southeast of Columbus and a close neighbor to Canal Winchester. Our purpose is to promote the enjoyment of nature while treating our customers with care and attention in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

Nature's Barn carries a wide variety of birding supplies, premium wild bird seed blends and suet, recycled plastic feeders, houses, baths and heaters, cleaning brushes, environmentally-friendly cleaners, and squirrel repellents that really work! And, for you squirrel lovers, we carry products that will keep your furry friends fed and you entertained for hours!

We also offer one-of-a-kind gifts, books and puzzles for the whole family, as well as unique, handmade pottery, jewelry, and natural soaps - all by local artisans.

Tue-Fri 11-5 • Sat 10-5

20 E. Columbus Street
Lithopolis, Ohio 43136


Birding • Nature Shop • Gifts

© 2010   designertothestars.com

Retiring..selling it all
I have decided to close my business on
May 9, 2015 to allow more time to enjoy my husband's retirement.

I have met so many wonderful people. Thank you for your support, loyalty and friendship for the past 10 years. Charlotte

Starting March 19th all seed, suet & squirrel corn will be 5% off and all other items will be 15% off. (Cannot be combined with any other discounts. I will honor Nest Building cards.)

Please note I will be closed on Thursday, March 26th through Thursday, April 2nd. I will re-open at 11 am on Friday, April 3rd.

Customer Comments:

Hi Charlotte!
My wife and I truly enjoyed the pleasure of meeting you and talking about the bird nests and your love of nature last Saturday. You have a wonderful store that I consider to be a “birder’s paradise.” Also, I personally wanted say THANK YOU for the gift of the bird nest. It was a nice gesture on your part and a neat addition to my collection, which is already in the display case. I believe it belonged to a chipping sparrow. While some other species will use animal or human hair for nesting, the chipping sparrow is the most common bird to construct its nest lining using animal hair, particularly horse hair.

Nevertheless, I just wanted you to know how much I appreciated your gift and your kindness. You have an awesome collection of nests and we were especially excited to see a real hummingbird nest. We look forward to visiting you in the future and wish you continued success.

Should I come across any nests that you don’t have, I’ll know who to contact.

P.S. Thanks again for making our travels through the “back roads of Ohio” memorable and keeping the wonderful village of Lithopolis vibrant. Your enthusiasm for nature is contagious.
Rhonda and Kevin T. / Columbus, OH

Thank you so much for suggesting the hanging tray to put under my bird feeder. Best money I ever spent ! Once the birds empty the feeder I just take the seed in the tray and put back in the feeder. I may have to get another one for my other feeder.
Thanks again,
Nancy / Ashville, OH

Was in dire need of a Squirrel Baffle for a 4x4” post my bird feeders were attached to. It had to be special ordered but you got it to me in one day’s time. Thanks for the speedy service. Needless to say, I have a group of ticked off squirrels, hahaha.
Philip / Reynoldsburg, OH

You're the best. I couldn't have made it special without your help. My friend called and was thrilled with her presents. Just think I didn't even have to leave Florida. Thank you for the pictures. It makes it so much more personal when you can see what you purchased. I will shop for all my friends at your store. You went on and above when you delivered it and sent me pictures.
Gayle / Ponce Inlet , Fla

Hi Charlotte,
I just wanted to write and thank you and let you know we won the war!
On my recent visit to Ohio, my sister suggested we stop by your shop. I was interested to see what yet another bird store told me about winning the war of the squirrels.......ha, ha. You took the time to talk to me and gave me numerous ideas and products to choose from to help me win the war, thus feeding the birds and not the squirrels. I decided on a pole with a long baffle and was still very skeptical.
When I returned home to MO., my husband put up our new pole, baffle and feeder. It wasn't 20 minutes and here come the squirrels!!!!!!!!!!! To our amazement, they could not get on the feeder. Now they just look at it in longing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Score one for The NaturesBarn, and thanks Charlotte, you're the best!!!!!!!!!!
ALR / Festus, MO.

Customer Comments:

Black birds were cleaning out my feeders, including the suet feeders, so they were taken down. This left Downy and Red Bellied Woodpeckers looking for food.

Charlotte showed me her Essentials Suet Palace. She explained how the small birds could fly thru the openings in the green color wire feeder but not the large black birds. In the middle is a wire box that holds the suet cakes, to be reached only by the small birds that enter the feeder. However with the metal plate removed on the inside of the bottom of the small wire box the large woodpeckers will hang upside down and feed on the suet.

To say the least I was overjoyed for my beautiful birds and am so happy with my new feeder. Now through the windows of my house I can watch my Woodpeckers feeding and I'm sure they are happy too.  

Thank you Charlotte,
Shirley / Groveport, OH

Speaking of bird feeders, my "outside" birds (as opposed to my 4 parrots) love the fly thru feeder I got from you about 6 weeks ago.

Barb / Canal Winchester, OH

I really enjoy your newsletters and found the April one most informative. I'll get my Hummingbird Feeders out soon and I plan to stop in the store to pick up a few things.
Take care,

Jerry A. / Lithopolis, OH

Hi Charlotte,
We so enjoyed your newsletter on the American Goldfinch! We've never seen them here in The Plains, but after reading the newsletter we went out and bought a new feeder and niger seed and it has been so much fun watching the goldfinches in our backyard! They are a beautiful addition to the cardinals, finches and all the other birds we have been feeding! Thanks for making our summer more enjoyable!

The Gustafson's / The Plains, OH