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Woodstone® Seville 28mm Nest box Review

Pros: Innovative design using robust high-insulating material. Easy access for cleaning. Available in a wide range of styles, colours and designs. 10 year guarantee. Cons: A little on the heavy side… although once in situ that’s not really an issue and the weight actually makes the box more stable. Not….

Attract more wildlife to your garden this Black Friday

Black Friday Bird Food Deal

Encouraging wildlife to your garden is one of the best ways of getting closer to the natural world. It’s also a great win-win: providing food and other essential resources for our wild garden visitors is fantastic for them, but it also helps our own mental health and wellbeing. For many….

World Animal Day Offer for your Garden Wildlife

Get 15% off Garden Wildlife products for Wold Animal Day

Monday the 04 October is World Animal Day, and to mark the occasion, our Garden Wildlife Partner, CJ Wildlife, is offering Irish wildlife lovers a 15% discount across their entire range of high-quality bird and wildlife food, equipment and accessories until midnight on Monday 04 October. Just use the coupon….

Make your garden bird-friendly

In this guest post Tony Manhart, founder and editor-in-chief at Gardening Dream, shares his tips for making your garden more bird-friendly. Whether young or old, many people enjoy birdwatching. It can be a relaxing way to pass the time, and it is interesting to learn about the different birds that….

Going wild at home: The Blackbird.


For the last few days, I have been watching a beautiful male blackbird in the garden. He arrives around the same time every day, flying up from the wooded valley that runs away from my house. I am not sure if my garden forms part of his territory or he….

Peanuts for peanuts — 30% off — order yours now!

The best garden bird food for less this march

We’ve just heard from our Official Garden Wildlife Partner CJ Wildlife that they’re offering 30% off their premium whole peanuts and 10% off all of their peanut feeders until the end of March. Peanuts are an excellent energy-packed source of nutrition for birds.  With nesting season looming, adult birds need to pack in….

Special Free Delivery Weekend promo from CJ Wildlife

Ireland's WIldlife Official Bird Food Partner

Need to order bird food for the holiday season? Our Official Garden Wildlife Supply Partner, CJ Wildlife, has a special pre-Christmas free delivery promotion running until midnight on Sunday. CJ Wildlife has a great year-round free delivery policy on orders over €50 — but for this weekend only they’re dropping that threshold to just….

Book Review: Chris Packham’s “Back Garden Nature Reserve” and “Wild Side of Town”

Urban and Garden Wildlife with Chris Packham

I’m sitting writing this in my in-law’s house in Cork City, up with the family from rural West Cork to do a spot of Christmas shopping and soak up the festive atmosphere. But as always, I’ll be keeping an eye and ear tuned for wildlife while in town. Cities offer a….

Black Friday Bird Food Deal from CJ Wildlife

Black Friday Bird Food Deal

Feeding the birds can be a costly business — but this coming Friday (Black Friday) our Garden Wildlife Supply partner CJ Wildlife is slashing the price of its 10Kg and 20Kg bags of premium Hi Energy No Mess Seed Mix. With free delivery on all orders over €50 it’s the perfect time….

Garden wildlife: it’s a jungle out there!


As another wildlife documentary draws to a close, I can’t help looking out of the window at our back garden: the patio, the lawn, the garden wall strewn with ivy, the flowers nodding their heads gently in the evening breeze. It all seems so quiet and mundane compared to the….

Watch out for hibernating hedgehogs

Look out for Hedgehogs

This weekend, while out in the garden clearing a build-up of dead leaves and layers of last-season’s montbretia foliage, I uncovered a prickly, but very welcome surprise. A hibernating hedgehog! Its spines flexed involuntarily, once… twice… and then it was still again. I whipped out the smartphone and took one quick photograph (above), before replacing the leaf-litter, tucking….

Free delivery weekend from CJ Wildlife

Garden Wildlife Supplies Partner Logo

Ireland’s Wildlife’s Official “Garden Wildlife Supplies” Partner, CJ Wildlife, has a special free delivery weekend to anywhere in Ireland from today until Sunday 29/06/2014. If you haven’t tried them before it’s the perfect opportunity to give them a whirl, or to stock up on your garden wildlife supplies if you’re a regular customer…..