Bird Feeding

Top Tips for Feeding Garden Birds on a Budget

November 12, 2018

It’s fair to say that the enjoyment and fun we all get watching our birds on our feeders and around the garden is priceless; but that doesn’t mean we wouldn’t sometimes like it to be a little less expensive!  It can be tempting to cut back or look to make savings, so we’ve produced some top tips on saving money and still making sure your …

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Give us your top three bird-related movies

December 5, 2016

Welcome to the Bird Movie competition. The rules are simple: list your top three bird-related movie titles. It can reference a bird or contain a bird in the title. Simply write the list in the comments section below, along with your name and email address (will not be displayed publicly!) to be in with a chance of winning a 25kg bag of All Year Round Seed …

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Top of the birds – win a 25kg bag of sunflower heart chips

September 6, 2016

Welcome to the Top of the Birds competition. The rules are simple: list your top ten bird-related songs of all time, and the best playlist wins. It could be a song from a band (Live and Let Die, Wings), it could have a bird in the title (Three Little Birds, Marley) or it could reference birds (Fall on Me, REM – environmental impact). Simply write …

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Royal competition time

May 11, 2016

Our lucky Queen gets to celebrate three days for her 90th birthday; so, we thought, why not celebrate with a competition. The prize is one of our brand new Globe Seed Feeders worth £25.99. All you have to do is: Create the perfect ‘Royal’ bird mix, something the Queen could feed to Her birds. Give it a name and fill it with pomp and circumstance. …

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Cuan Wildlife Rescue

February 26, 2016

Garden Wildlife Direct is always in support of any cause that promotes the welfare of British wildlife, so we are incredibly pleased to be partnering with Cuan Wildlife Rescue to help raise awareness and offer support in the nurture and conservation of all wildlife.

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BBC Springwatch 2016

February 12, 2016

After an outstanding Springwatch last year, BBC Springwatch 2016 is sure to bring us plentiful action from nature around the UK. Details are scarce, but we’re quite certain the usual Springwatch television series presenters will be on hand to provide unseen (and, who knows, maybe unknown) information about wildlife around the British Isles. Of course, we’ll keep you updated on any new information about Springwatch 2016 …

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All about ground feeding birds – some tips

November 16, 2015
Ground Feeding Sparrow

EVERYONE HAS SEEN BIRDS feeding from bird feeders hanging from trees and bird tables filled with seed. However, there are plenty of birds that feed from the ground. See all our ground feeders Song thrushes, wrens, chaffinches, dunnocks, blackbirds, house sparrows and robins are birds that mostly scour for insects and other forms of sustenance from soil. Providing feed for these ground-feeding birds may seem …

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BBC Autumn Watch 2015 – Highlights

November 4, 2015

BBC’s autumn watch was back at the start of this week, packed with intriguing insight into British wildlife in Autumn 2015. Over the coming week we will be bringing you the highlights of autumn watch and all the best advice for your garden visitors. This year Autumn watch is live from The Wildfowl & Wetland trust (WWT) in Caerlaverock. It has the largest salt marsh landscape …

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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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