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Why you should buy an Autumn & Winter bird food

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Birds need our support in the colder months, that’s a fact. They also need the right level of nutrition too, there’s no point adding bird food that isn’t going to support them and help them to stay healthier when the weather is tough. Birds can lose up to 20% of their own body weight in one night during the cold weather so it is important for them to be able to make a trip to your feeder knowing they will get the right food. If the food that is out on the feeder doesn’t support them with the right nutrition...

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How to choose bird food for small garden birds

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There is so much information online about bird food that it can feel quite overwhelming. That is certainly how I felt when I first started feeding my garden birds. I didn’t know anything about feeding them when I started out and the last few years have been trial and error, research and development and now to blending my own successful food range. I started Garden Crowd for the Small Garden Birds. Not the pigeons, magpies, crows or the occasional pheasant. I wanted to create a bird food range that really met the nutritional needs of the small birds, they don’t...

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Plastic Free July — Choose a Plastic free Bird Food

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We are all now well versed in the need to reduce our plastic intake, especially single-use plastics. At Garden Crowd, we believe in trying to reduce our plastic use everyday of the year. However, like #PlasticFreeFriday, #plasticfreejuly is a great way of focusing the mind. It is a joy to see so many new products on the market that are coming up with innovative ways to reduce plastic, from bamboo toothbrushes to household cleaning products and even seed bombs. We have always been a plastic-free brand and have specifically made our packaging in a recyclable, compostable bag with paper stickers...

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Why you should feed garden birds in the Summer not just Winter

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Traditionally it has always been a thing that in the Winter we all rush out and start feeding our birds, they don’t have access to food and they need us. This is all correct and Winter feeding is really important, but it doesn’t mean that we should let the feeders run dry in the Summer. Our garden birds need us in the summer too. Over recent years evidence has shown that actually garden birds need support in the summer. Here in the UK, we could once rely on the weather to be pretty even in the Summer and for natural...

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Why Garden Birds need your support and how to help

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