May 2015

Amazing bird poetry, written by our customers…

May 28, 2015

Who knew we had such poets in our midst? In fact, we’re so happy with the comments put on our favourite British bird competition that we thought it a good idea to post all the poems produced by our customers. Perhaps we can even create a special ‘poet’s corner’ on the blog for any future bird poems. Please enjoy, and post any more poems should …

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It’s official – your favourite British garden birds!

May 26, 2015

We’d like to say a huge thankyou to everyone who participated in the favourite British garden birds competition. We’ve been inundated with a flurry of outstanding comments, and even with a selection of fine poetry that could rival, dare I say it, that of William Wordsworth. So, we’ve decided to put together a little pie chart of our favourite garden birds, based on your comments. …

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Some tips for the frenetic fledgling season

May 22, 2015

Fledglings are birds that are developing feathers and are about to leave the brood. They still have a reliance on their parents for food, but not quite as much as nestlings. During the frenetic fledgling season, it’s common to see the ‘starving baby’ movement made by many young birds as they sit there in their nests: raised heads with jutting bills pointed upwards signals the …

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Brand new bird feed bundle offers!

May 20, 2015

So, we’ve put our heads together and formulated some fantastic bundles for a wide variety of different birds; each bundle has been specially crafted to provide you with not only a value cost, but also the means to attract lots of birds to your garden. First up, the Bird Food Bundle This fantastic compilation of all year round mix, sunflower hearts, bird peanuts and fat …

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Win Nuttery Seed feeder & 5kg All Year Round Seed

May 15, 2015

THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED – Thank you for all your amazing comments! The winner is Carol Jenkinson. Thank you very much for your wonderful poem. It’s competition time again, and now with Springwatch on the horizon we can all reflect on our favourite British garden bird. You’ve got a chance to win a fantastic Chinese lantern bird seed feeder, along with our hugely popular …

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Top ten tips for attracting wild birds to your garden

May 7, 2015

After the huge response we got for our Bird Feeding Bundle competition (please read the fabulous comments!), we’ve decided to put together a list of the top ten most practical tips for attracting birds to your garden. Please read on… 1. Use a WIDE VARIETY OF BIRD FOOD (a varied ‘menu’) to attract different types of birds to the garden – NEVER EVER leave your feeder …

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National Hedgehog Week

May 1, 2015
Its Hedgehog Awareness Week

National Hedgehog Week Sunday 3rd May marks the start of National Hedgehog Week. The British  Hedgehog Preservation Society works hard to ensure our hedgehog populations  are safe by highlighting the major problems that face British hedgehogs and how we can all help. There are lots of ways we can all get involved and so much any avid gardeners among us can do to help our …

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