We Have a Winner! See The Results of Our Photo Contest

March 28, 2019

Actually we have THREE winners!  Since we had such a good response with over 250 photos submitted, we added a second and third prize and upped the prize for first place. Since our judges struggled to narrow it down past 20 entries, we opened up the voting to everyone via our blog.  Over 150 responses later and we have a winner! 2nd Place Aubrey Bass

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Time To Vote! Help Us Pick a Winner In Our Photo Contest

March 21, 2019

UPDATE 27th March: Thank you to everyone that has voted, the competition is now closed.  View the winners here. – – – – – – – – – – – We’ve been blown away by the response to our latest photo competition!  We had over 250 entries, which our judges struggled to narrow down.  After several hours, we finally managed to get them to narrow …

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Cats are the biggest killer of British birds

March 5, 2019

We’re all aware that pet cats kill our much loved garden birds. We read many customer comments about how upsetting it is to find that neighbouring cats are killing birds visiting their garden. Cats are highly skilled predators and outdoor cats living near or adjacent to natural areas are likely to prey on many of our local wildlife. Reports show that cats kill an extraordinarily …

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Successes and failures of British Birds

December 5, 2018

Recently the population of our much loved British birds have undergone a review by the British Trust of Ornithology (BTO). The latest BirdTrends report; which spanned the full length of the UK, looked at various habitats in wetlands, farmlands and waterways including marine and costal areas, comparing the health of 26 bird species between the 1970s to the present day. The report detected a dramatic …

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The Woodwick Candle Range

November 14, 2018

We are very excited to introduce our new range of Woodwick Candles candles just in time for Christmas.  Woodwick candles are famous for their unique wooden wicks which burn with the soothing sound of a crackling fire.  Woodwick use a high quality soy and wax blend which produces a slow burn and the wax melts evenly with no tunnelling.  A huge variety of  beautiful fragrances …

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Autumnwatch 2018 Quiz – Win FREE Sunflower Hearts!

October 16, 2018

  To enter the quiz, answer all questions; only one entry per person. The quiz closes at midnight on Thursday 18th October. If more than one person equals first place, we will have a random prize draw. Entrants must reside within UK mainland. Good luck! Please see our competition Terms & Conditions for more information.  

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Fat’s the Way To Do It – Feeding Garden Birds This Winter!

October 1, 2018
Migrating Barnacle Geese in Flight

We all love our garden birds they look amazing and are always entertaining but there’s also so much more going on under the feathers that makes them doubly amazing and helps us understand why feeding certain foods is so important to help some of our favourites! Birds, like people, are warm-blooded but they have a higher metabolism which means they process food and oxygen much …

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Garden Wildlife Direct supports the People’s Manifesto for Wildlife

September 28, 2018

Earlier this week, Chris Packham announced the publication of a People’s Manifesto for Wildlife; a stark warning of how the UK is allowing its natural environment to fall into barren ruin and, more importantly, a comprehensive and compelling breakdown of what is needed to reverse this sleepwalking into “ecological apocalypse”. There is a great deal of information in the manifesto – and much of it …

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