Summer Feeding Guide

July 24, 2019

Your garden bird will definitely appreciate being fed in the Winter months, but what about Summer? You might be surprised to hear that it’s important to keep feeding birds throughout the year. This helps them out by giving them a place to feed in the event of food shortages or changes to the landscape around you. Feeding wild birds in our gardens is an enjoyable …

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Niger Seed: What You Need To Know

June 14, 2019

What is Niger Seed? Niger seed (often called Nyger Seed or Nyjer Seed) comes from an African yellow daisy. It is rich in oil content and highly nutritious. It’s perfect for treating the small birds in your area – particularly goldfinches. You might also see Niger Seed referred to as ‘Thistle Seed’, but they’re actually two different seeds. The general belief is that this misconception …

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Hedgehog Awareness Week

May 2, 2019

This week we’re celebrating Hedgehog Awareness Week, with the focus this year being on Hedgehog habitats and what you can do to help nearby hedgehogs.   Why Are Habitats a Problem? As we build more and more houses and use up suitable land, we also eat into the hedgehog’s habitat.  Whilst this isn’t too much of a problem when you think of what might be …

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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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