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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Ryder Cup Quiz – Win Wild Bird Seed Mix!

September 24, 2018

  To enter the quiz, answer all questions; only one entry per person. The quiz closes at midnight on Thursday 27th September. 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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Out with Summer Visitors and looking out for Winter Arrivals

September 11, 2018
Migrating Barnacle Geese in Flight

Officially autumn, September is a month of change for birds in our gardens. With their annual moult completed most are looking brand new and fresh in the feathers that will carry them through the winter ahead. Most of our summer-visiting birds are on the move this month as they begin to think about heading south. Migration isn’t just something that happens on Springwatch, it’s a …

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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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Guess the National Birds Quiz

June 13, 2018

  To enter the quiz, answer all questions; only one entry per person. The quiz closes at midnight on Friday 22nd June. If more than one person equals first place, we will have a random prize draw using the fabulous Random Tea Maker. Entrants must reside within UK mainland. Good luck! Please see our competition Terms & Conditions for more information.  

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