Our Journey to Becoming Eco-Friendly

June 18, 2021

We are all aware of the importance of being environmentally conscious and trying to reduce our use of plastic due to resources required to produce the materials and the length of time for them to breakdown. Here at Garden Wildlife Direct we are passionate about actively working towards reducing plastic pollution. To do this, we are consistently cutting down on plastic packaging, and where possible …

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Everything You Need To Know About Wild Bird Peanuts

January 20, 2021
About Wild Bird Peanuts

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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The Robin

December 9, 2020

The Nation’s Favourite  During the 1960s Britain adopted the robin as its favourite bird, although it was never officially confirmed. In 2015 there was another survey to find Britain’s favourite national bird, with the robin once again taking 1st place. This incentivised organisers to request the government officially recognise the robin as Britain’s national bird.  

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Feeding Garden Birds in Autumn

November 18, 2020

After the quieter period of late summer and early autumn, it starts to get busier in the garden! For avid birdwatchers Autumn can be an exciting time of the year. The last summer visitors are still departing while the first winter immigrants arrive. The combination of migrant and resident birds offers great potential for surprises in the garden. Many birds are still feeding in the …

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Halloween Quiz + Up to 13% off!

October 29, 2020

  THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. However, please feel free to take the quiz just for fun!  “Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble” Complete our Halloween quiz for a mystery discount code (up to a spooky 13%)! There may or may not be multiple discount codes depending on how well you do – it is a mystery after all! Have a …

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Autumn Quiz

October 6, 2020

  THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. However, please feel free to take this quiz just for fun!  Now that Autumn has arrived, we thought we’d put together a quiz to test your Autumn knowledge! Have a go at the 10 questions below and let us know how you did on Facebook. Enter our quiz to reveal a special discount code to use on future orders. …

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To Oblivion and Beyond

June 12, 2020

From June, parent birds will encourage chicks to leave the safety of the nest, giving them a crash course in flying which normally happens early morning. This harrowing experience is a twofold test of survival as predators will be watching in anticipation. Young birds are highly attractive to many creatures (including the Sparrowhawk) that rely on a constant source to feed their own hungry chicks. …

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Children’s Colouring Competition

April 29, 2020

UPDATE – We have our winners! Congratulations to Chloe Cox (Age 8), Faith Mary Watkins (Age 8), Edward George Fearnley (Age 6)! We’ll be in touch shortly with your parents to arrange your prize.    ——- Competition has now ended. We have created a drawing inspired by wildlife – representing bird activity in UK gardens. To colour it in, children can use any technique they …

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