Bird Houses & Glas Grants

Bird Houses & Glas Grants
The new GLAS grant scheme has been rolled out across the country and allows farmers to avail to grants if they par-take in a number of conservation schemes on their land. The aim of GLAS is to preserve and promote ‘Green practices’ & encourage bird & wildlife numbers. There are several parts to the scheme ...

Boarding for Dogs in Ireland

Boarding for Dogs in Ireland
One thing that we can fail to consider when first getting a pet is that a pet is indeed for life and is will be with you all day, everyday. Dogs in particular soon become a member of the family and need attention and care on an hour basis, never mind a daily basis You ...

Wildflower Seeds & Bees in Ireland

Wildflower Seeds & Bees in Ireland
In today’s world we are all becoming more aware of the important of bio diversity, sustainability and the environment as a whole. Bees, as we know are becoming more and more endangered in recent years and their numbers have been plummeting in recent years. The reasons for this is due to the loss of wildflowers ...

Bird Food Feeding Guide

Bird Food Feeding Guide
With a whole array of bird foods on sale the question you might ask is which is the right food for the wild birds in my garden? A worthy question indeed as not all birds will eat the same food. To make life simple and to try and outline the best food for each bird ...

Feeding Bird Food Peanuts – Do and Don’ts

Feeding Bird Food Peanuts – Do and Don’ts
Bird food peanuts are both nutritious and delicious! Or so my bird tells me!. Bird food peanuts certainly are a top rated bird food and will attract large numbers of birds to your garden each day. There are however a range of dos and don’ts that come with feeding peanut bird food to your birds ...

Reflective Dog Collar for the Winter Months

Reflective Dog Collar for the Winter Months
By the middle of November the days can so short that finding time to walk the dog can be very difficult. I find that an early morning walk is the only way to to give my dog enough exercise to see him through the day. But with the sun rising no earlier than 7am even ...

Pet Care – Dogs are not just for Christmas

Pet Care - Dogs are not just for Christmas
The season of giving is almost upon us and now is the time when we start to consider what gifts to buy our loved ones. In a world of consumerism and material goods it can be hard to find the gift that is both thoughtful and useful Pets are truly wonderful and some people can ...

Bird Food getting more and more popular

Bird Food getting more and more popular
Feeding our beloved wild birds is becoming ever more popular as gardeners are now seeing the value in filling their feeders and setting up bird baths in their very own back yards. Using bird food is a great way to add life to your garden and also a great way to reduce the number of ...

Bird Food – Peanuts Are Good For Your Garden Birds

Bird Food - Peanuts Are Good For Your Garden Birds
What are the benefits of feeding Peanut bird food to your birds? The red skinned peanuts are a great source of energy for wild birds which is essential to see them through the otherwise bleak winter months.  Because of the frozen ground conditions, lack of activity on farm land and gardens as well as the ...

Bird Food for Different Birds

Bird Food for Different Birds
There are over 400 different species of birds to be found around the island of Ireland. Within this number are 249 rare species that are very difficult to spot. This list also includes the diverse range of ducks, swans and geese which account of around 38 species between them. There are also many sea birds ...