I'm usually delighted to see Ireland's Wildlife featured in the media — but a recent article published in the Gardening section of the RSVP Magazine website has me less than thrilled.The article in question sensationalises the connection between frog-hoppers/spittle bugs (their American name) and a bacterial plant disease called Xylella fastidiosa. Yes, in areas where … [Read more...] about Cuckoo spit/spittlebug foam on plants is harmless. Please leave it alone.
Our garden wildlife partners over at CJ Wildlife are making it easier than ever to stock up on your garden bird feeding supplies before Christmas with free shipping on all orders this weekend.We've been using CJ Wildlife for all of our garden wildlife supplies here at Ireland's Wildlife since 2013, and the quality, service and value is second to none. And with free … [Read more...] about CJ Wildlife Free Delivery Weekend Plus Feeder and Food Giveaway
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 of us over the last couple of years, maintaining that connection with the natural world has … [Read more...] about Attract more wildlife to your garden this Black Friday
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 code WELCOME15 at checkout to apply your discount.It's the … [Read more...] about World Animal Day Offer for your Garden Wildlife
After feeding our garden birds, the next best way we can help them is to provide them with safe sites to nest and bring up their young.On this page we've gathered some links and resources to help you provide nest boxes for your garden birds.Why provide nest-boxes for garden birds?Populations of many of Ireland's bird species are in sharp decline, even for some of … [Read more...] about Garden Bird Nestbox Resources