Bird Of The Week

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

March 21, 2019

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 it down to just 22 entries. The Prizes In fact we’ve been so impressed, that we’ve decided to expand the competition to offer more prizes.  We previously said that the …

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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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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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Fledglings: A Quick Survival Guide For Garden Birds

June 5, 2018

What could be cuter than a Blue tit? That’s easy: a baby Blue tit!  We’ve already seen adorable photos of fun-size fledgling birds popping up on social media (did you know we’re on Twitter & Facebook?) so we thought we’d give you a quick guide on this delightful time of year: The time when we see fluffy little birds poke their tiny beaks out of …

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BBC Winterwatch 2017

January 16, 2017

BBC Winterwatch returns to the home of Autumnwatch at the RSPB Arne Nature Reserve in Dorset. The show will return on Monday 23rd January 2017, for the traditional four episodes. It will be broadcasted on BBC Two hosted by the usual presenters and English naturalists, Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games. RSPB Arne Nature Reserve, Dorset The home of Autumnwatch and upcoming series of …

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Everything you need to know about wild bird peanuts

November 20, 2015

Peanuts are hugely popular with a very wide variety of bird species that visit our gardens across the UK. They are a completely natural and healthy food, and contain essential minerals and nutrients that enhance survival prospects for birds in all forms of environmental conditions. So, we’ve put together this ‘complete guide’ to peanuts so you know exactly what you’re buying and feeding your precious …

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Feed your hedgehogs before they hibernate

October 8, 2015

A few weeks from now, our fine spiked friends will go into hibernation. It is no menial affair that these hedgehogs must put on as much fat as possible; otherwise they risk dying in their sleep. And this, for such as beloved creature, one that resonates with symbolic pleasure as it gives us a glimpse of true rambling nature in our gardens, is simply unacceptable. …

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