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No grow, no waste, no compromise – the perfect summer seed mix!

June 27, 2018

At this time of year, everything in the garden seems to go into fast-forward – fledglings are bulking up and testing the limits of their new flying skills, there are bugs, bees and minibeasts of all shapes and sizes and plants are shooting up inches every day (or so it seems!). The reality is that this is what summer is all about – warmth, sunshine …

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National Insect Week – 5 Benefits of Bugs

June 22, 2018

Did you know…. It’s National Insect Week! The creepiest, crawliest time of year (well, maybe aside from Halloween!) Here at Garden Wildlife Direct, we love ALL wildlife, so naturally we don’t want to leave anyone out. The little guys matter too: the bees, bugs, beetles, butterflies, ladybirds, centipedes, spiders and worms are all important for a beautiful and healthy garden. So, let’s celebrate insect week …

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Where to position a nest box

January 24, 2018

There are many considerations when deciding where to position a nest box. These include; practicalities, the types of birds you’d like to attract and avoiding predators. 5 tops tips to consider when positioning a nest box Avoiding direct sunlight and wind – we want to welcome birds into our gardens and into nest boxes, so avoiding direct sunlight and wind will make the nest box …

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How to create a garden space for your birds

January 16, 2018

With ongoing land development and subsequent loss of habitat and food sources for birds and other wildlife, some bird species have become extinct. Although we cannot stop this, what we can do is support wild bird populations by offering them a retreat in our gardens at home. Whether you work individually or as a community, creating garden space for birds will benefit all different types …

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What to feed your birds this winter?

January 9, 2018

It’s important to feed birds all year round; however, with the cold winter weather and lack of food available in their natural environment, it means making time to feed your birds in the winter should definitely be a priority for bird lovers. Below you will find some inspirational bird food information, highlighting what to feed birds, particularly at dusk and dawn, during the cold season …

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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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Garden Wildlife Direct – TV Ad

January 12, 2015

With a comprehensive selection of foods, feeders and more, you can start to care for a wide variety of the UK’s best loved wildlife from the comfort of your own home at a price that wont put you out of pocket. Here are Garden Wildlife Direct we are dedicated to making caring for your garden wildlife an affordable interest. Be sure to check out our …

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