Feeding the birds can instantly bring joy and seeing a bird take solace in your garden can lift spirits on a cold winter’s day, it is a lovely way to beat the winter blues. By gifting a bird feeding related present this year you can therefore give the gift of some festive cheer too!
Leading bird care brand, Peckish, has carried out research into Christmas gifting and found that £10 or under is the most popular price bracket for gifts. With this in mind Peckish has a whole range of products that make the perfect gift that bring joy to the recipient whilst helping the birds thrive.
The under £10 range features gifts that make great stocking fillers and Secret Santa surprises. The Winter Warmer range of bird feed contains extra energy and high fat seed to help birds survive the colder months. Buy the seed on its on as a 1.7kg bag for £4.99 which can be combined with a bird feeder or table to make your own gift set, or can be bought as a pre-filled easy feeder for the same price. The Winter Warmer range also features suet cakes which come in packs of eight with a free feeder for £10. If that wasn’t enough festive fun, they’re also mince pie flavoured and scented so the birds can share in a tasty Christmas snack too!
The robin is one of the most iconic Christmas creatures and always raises a smile when he settles down on to a frosty branch, creating a scene worthy of a Christmas card. Help attract robins to the garden with the Robin Seed Mix that is available in 1kg bags for £3.99 or 2kg for £5.99.
All priced at £19.99, the Spiral Finch feeder, the Dual Seed feeder and the Wall Hanging Bird table are three new decorative feeders launched this autumn as part of Peckish’s Secret Garden range. Add some creative flair to the garden, whilst giving birds a safe place to have their Christmas dinner.
Peckish’s survey found that mumsand friends are among the hardest to buy for, but also found that they are the two groups that people would most buy a bird feeding related product for. It also found that a friend was the top result for who you would spend £10 to £20 on a gift for, so these feeders would be ideal! For cheaper alternatives, the Seed Feeder is £8.99 and the Acorn Feeder, at £12.99, has a unique, fun design.
Bird feed can be kept contained and dry in the contemporary Peckish Storage Tin which can hold 8kg of seed. The metal tin is pest resistant and keeps food fresh. It is available in a tasteful sage colour and is £19.99.
A bird bath is a therapeutic way to embrace mindfulness and take a moment to relax and watch birds having a drink and wetting their feathers. It’s a lovely gift for grandparents and the Peckish Secret Garden Bird Bath, at £29.99 and 60cm tall, can be placed in the garden and viewed from indoors giving hours of bird watching joy!
The survey found that the person people spend the most on at Christmas is their mum. With this in mind, the Complete Bird Table (£89.99) makes a lovely gift for mum whilst giving birds a stylish place to perch too. It is rot resistant with metal plated feet, and is made from FSC certified wood with a stylish slate roof and flip top for easy cleaning.
For more information, and to see the full Peckish range, please visit https://www.gardenhealth.com/products/peckish.