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 bird 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 so many migrant and resident birds offers great potential for surprises in the garden. Many birds are still …

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Halloween Quiz + Up to 13% off!

October 29, 2020

“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 go at the 10 questions below and let us know how you did on Facebook. The quiz …

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Autumn Quiz

October 6, 2020

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. Quiz ends midnight Wednesday 7th October 2020 and the discount code expires midnight 8th October. You may …

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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 for both young and adult birds is a twofold test of survival as predators will be watching in anticipation. Young birds are highly attractive to many creatures such as the Sparrowhawk that rely on a constant …

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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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Birdword Crossword Puzzle

April 7, 2020

We have a winner! Congratulations to Karen Harris, you’ve won yourself a bird feeding station.  We’ll be in touch shortly via email to arrange your prize. We’ll have more competitions coming soon too.  Keep an eye on our Competitions and Quizzes page for more. You can still have a go at this crossword, but the competition is now closed. This week we’ve got something a …

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Why Do We Associate Robins With Christmas?  The Legends of our Christmas Robin!

December 10, 2019

Have you ever wondered why red robins are associated with Christmas?  Read on to find out why! Back in the times of Victorian Britain, postmen were nicknamed “robins” because of their red-breasted coloured uniforms.  From there, the robin on the Christmas card came to represent the postman who delivered the card.  But it isn’t quite as simple as that, as there are links that pre-date …

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5 Simple Tips To Help Save Our Hedgehogs

November 19, 2019

It’s a little-known fact that the UK’s Hedgehog population is in rapid decline, with our domestic garden areas now caring for the majority of our remaining prickly friends. In fact, Hedgehogs have seen a 50% decline since the year 2000!  That’s a staggering figure which we all need to do our part to turn around.  You can help by giving them an opportunity to survive …

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Spooktacular Halloween Quiz

October 30, 2019

UPDATE: Competition CLOSED.   Congratulations to the following, you’ve each won £50 in reward points!  An email is winging its way over to you, so please keep a look out for it!  The winners are (in no particular order): Jill Haley Nigel Scarth Brenda Southwell   —– Original Article Below You can still complete the quiz if you’d like, but you won’t be entered into …

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