Guide to British thrushes

The family of thrushes consists of some truly fascinating birds, most recognisable from their spotted breasts. There are 4 native breeding species in Britain, with 2 migratory thrushes...

Interesting facts about the bearded vulture

The fascinating bearded vulture was recently spotted right here in the UK, roosting in the Peak District National Park. But what exactly is it, and why are people...

10 fun facts about birds

Birds are fascinating creatures. And with around 10,000 different species across the globe, there are certainly some interesting and quirky birds out there! How many of these fascinating...

Best blogs for outdoor family fun

If you’re looking for new ideas to get your kids or grandkids out and into the fresh air, here are some brilliant blogs to inspire the whole family....

Guide to Mealworms

They may not be everyone’s go-to bird food of choice, but mealworms are a fantastic food packed full of all the nutrients your garden birds need to survive....

Guide to British Woodpeckers

There are over 200 species of woodpeckers around the world, but only three of them live right here in the UK. These fascinating birds are recent visitors to...

All you need to know about birdbaths

Birds will always be grateful for any help we can offer them in our own gardens. But while the majority of people are able to offer a variety...

Guide to British bees

Who doesn’t love to see a bumbling bee buzzing around their garden? These fascinating little insects are wonderful natural pollinators, and should be a welcome sight in your...

Helpful animals to encourage to your garden

Not a fan of using pesticides in your garden? Mother nature has her own way of keeping on top of pest control - just as there are a...

Insects To Encourage In Your Garden

It might seem strange to want to encourage insects into your garden - just the mere mention of some insects is enough to make any weathered gardener shiver...

The Life Cycle of the Cuckoo

This fascinating parasitic bird was once thought to herald the start of spring with its distinctive ‘cuck-oo’ call, but species numbers have been declining over recent years -...

6 fun facts about moles

Everyone has seen those mounds of earth dotted around their garden, but how many of us have actually seen the elusive creature that creates them? The mole is...