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How to attract and help Garden Birds in Autumn
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How to attract and help Garden Birds in Autumn

13th September 201913th September 2019

Autumn makes me consider the inside; mash becomes a staple of my evening meals, soups become more desirable. It’s also my favourite time outside, the changing season brings so much colour to our beautiful gardens, parks and woodlands. The trees start to become a little more open as they drop their leaves. I love this...

Our favourite Window Feeders and why they are great
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Our favourite Window Feeders and why they are great

7th August 20197th August 2019

Window Feeders are a great way of supporting birds. They are also lots of fun to have; getting close to nature is a wonderful thing. We are always saying that every flat, office and school should have at least one window feeder. Seeing birds is proven to lower stress, anxiety and depression plus it’s linked...

Community Update: Urban Birds Garnethill
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Community Update: Urban Birds Garnethill

6th August 20196th August 2019

Our bird food supports Urban Birds in towns & cities. We do this by using the profits from our bags and working with community groups. Our community group in Glasgow, Garnethill is Friends of Garnethill Greenspaces (FROGGs). We have been working with them since April 2019; supporting them with bird feeders, bird food and nestboxes...

Why our bird food lasts longer
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Why our bird food lasts longer

24th June 201924th June 2019

Bird feeding is a wonderful thing and there’s no doubt in our mind that seeing birds tucking into your feeders brings joy. Sometimes though, getting the feeders topped up with demand can be a struggle. We all lead busy lives, it rains a lot in the UK and sometimes we are away on holiday. All...

Garnethill Gathering – Nestboxes & Bird Feeders
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Garnethill Gathering – Nestboxes & Bird Feeders

30th May 201930th May 2019

Our mission is to support birds everywhere. We love birds, we want them to thrive in our gardens, urban spaces, towns & cities. For every bag of bird food we sell, we donate a bag to urban birds through community groups. Our work in Garnethill, Glasgow We are working with a fantastic community group in...

Bird Feeding is helping birds according to the BTO
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Bird Feeding is helping birds according to the BTO

21st May 201921st May 2019

Originally published by the BTO According to a paper published by the BTO today, bird feeders are shaping garden bird communities & supporting their numbers. In fact bird feeders which were once dominated by sparrows and starlings now have much more varied bird visitors. The paper explains that: “The popular pastime of feeding the birds...

What you need to know about Sparrows and how to support them
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What you need to know about Sparrows and how to support them

21st January 201917th May 2019

Lots of people refer to Sparrows as ‘the little brown birds’ but in actual fact they are so much more. Sparrows have colonised bushes in the UK for almost a century. They live in large groups and have a ferocious appetite, but life for them is becoming tougher. “Sparrows are finch-like birds. They have stout...

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