How to help hedgehogs in Winter - tips for wildlife #gardening over the coldest months.
Author: Emma Kate Farley
Autumn wildlife gardening
Leave the leaves - top tips for Autumn wildlife gardening that's hedgehog-friendly.
Silver hedgehog keepsakes
Tiny hedgehog ornaments hand sculpted in solid silver
Copper clay jewellery
Copper clay jewellery inspired by nature and hand sculpted using Art Clay Copper. I love the warmth of the copper colour.
Hedgehog book charms
Hedgehog book charms and bookmarks - for the hedgehog lover who loves books.
Hedgehogs ‘vulnerable to extinction’
British hedgehogs are now officially classed as 'vulnerable to extinction'
Real leaf pendant
Preserving a real leaf in solid silver to create a real leaf pendant.
Letting your lawn grow wild helps attract bees and other insects to your wildlife garden. Here's how to do it
Hedgehog cafe mark II
My new improved hedgehog cafe design
Dividing perennial plants
How to divide perennial plants - create a better habitat for wildlife in your garden for free.
Build an insect hotel
How to build a giant insect hotel - a great addition to your wildlife garden.
Make a compost heap
How to make a compost heap that is great for wildlife. Top tips for composting success.
Spring wildlife gardening tips
Wildlife gardening tips for Spring. Spring has sprung in the wildlife garden and my tips on how to create a wildlife habitat in your back garden.
Hedgehog fly strike
Hedgehog with fly strike - how to treat a hedgehog that flies have laid eggs on.
Little Silver Hedgehog Gift Cards - the perfect gift idea for any wildlife lover.
Are hedgehogs endangered?
Are wild #hedgehogs endangered and will they become extinct? I explore the answers...
Autumn juvenile hedgehogs
Autumn juvenile hedgehogs. How big does a hedgehog need to be to survive hibernation and when should you consider 'over wintering' a hedgehog?
Name tag necklaces
Personalised silver name tag pendants. The perfect custom jewellery gift.
Silver clay jewellery workshops – York
Join me to make your own unique nature jewellery from silver clay. I've launched a new series of jewellery workshops in York.
Hedgehog facts - top facts about wild #hedgehogs - Britain's favourite mammal!
Find a hedgehog rescue
How to find a hedgehog rescue for sick and injured hedgehogs.
Hedgehog talks, courses and events
Hedgehog talks and wildlife night safaris in my #York wildlife garden
Water for wildlife
Water for wildlife is a vital life saver in this spell of hot weather. There are reports coming in from all around the country of mummy and baby hedgehogs suffering from severe dehydration. Please leave several shallow bowls of water around the garden and make sure they are topped up every day. If you don't… Continue reading Water for wildlife
Hedgehog rescue costs
The cost of wildlife rescue. Find out how much it costs to save wild lives.
Baby hedgehog self anointing
A baby hedgehog 'self annointing'. They exhibit this strange behaviour, involving foaming at the mouth and licking their spines when they encounter new tastes and smells.
Silver nature jewellery
How I create my #handmade silver botanical jewellery and what inspires my designs
Hand rearing baby hedgehogs
Hand rearing baby hedgehog orphans.
Silver bird jewellery
Silver owl charms and bird ornaments handmade in solid silver.
Fox cub visitor
Fox cub visiting my wildlife garden with its mum
Stop netting hedgerows
Campaign to stop hedgerows being netted by developers to stop birds nesting
Cleaning hedgehog boxes
Hedgehog nest box cleaning - when and how to clean your hedgehog hibernation house
Badger jewellery handmade in solid silver - and raising funds to help hedgehogs.
Releasing wild hedgehogs
How to release rehabilitated hedgehogs back to the wild
Top plants for hedgehogs and wildlife
What plants to grow in your garden to attract hedgehogs and other wildlife.
Helping hedgehogs leaflet
My hedgehog leaflet contains top tips and advice about helping hedgehogs to share with family, friends, neighbours and colleagues.
Bird fat ball recipe
My homemade wild bird suet cake recipe - including a vegetarian version.
Holly and snowflake jewellery
Winter jewellery designs featuring holly and snow flakes.
Are hedgehogs visiting your garden?
Top tips for how to find out if it is a hedgehog visiting your garden - without the use of a night camera.
Ethical silver jewellery
From using recycled silver and sustainable gift boxes, to helping save our hedgehogs - how Little Silver Hedgehog is an ethical brand.
How old is my hedgehog?
The pigment of hedgehog noses turns pink with age. How to identify the age of a wild hedgehog.
Hedgehog trapped in plastic cable tie
Treating the wounds of a hedgehog found with a plastic cable tie around its body.
Hedgehogs and bonfires
Don't have a hog roast this bonfire night - move your bonfire on the day of lighting or check carefully for wildlife.
Ethical Gift Guide
Ethical gift ideas for wildlife lovers including gifts with a donation to support wildlife rescue.
Hygiene in wildlife rescue
Hygiene is vital when running a wildlife rescue. Find out why wearing gloves is so vital.
Explore my unique collection of handmade silver birthstone pebble pendants, bracelets, charms and earrings.
Hedgehog houses – do hedgehogs use them?
The results of the first ever Hedgehog Housing Census are in and they reveal hedgehogs do use hedgehog houses. Find out how you can attract a hedgehog to your hedgehog box.
What should you do if you find a hedgehog with ticks? Read more about hedgehog ticks and how to treat them.
Hedgehog with rat trap injury
Rat traps can cause serious harm to hedgehogs - find out more about the dangers they pose to wildlife.
Hedgehog friendly wildlife pond
Hedgehogs can swim but they can't swim forever. Read how to make your pond hedgehog friendly and provide an escape route for wildlife.
Paw print pet jewellery
My silver paw print jewellery is the purrfect gift for any pet lover.
Wild hedgehog diet
What do wild hedgehogs eat? Why hedgehogs prefer eating beetles to slugs and what food you should leave out for hedgehogs.
Wildlife charm jewellery
Handmade silver wildlife charms to fit any Pandora bracelet or Pandora style bracelet.
Hedgehogs trapped in plastic rubbish
Hedgehogs get trapped in discarded plastic waste - read about the dangers and what you can do to help.
Spring wildlife garden
Join this video tour of my wildlife garden and discover my top tips for creating your own wildlife garden.
Hedgehog size and weight and why it matters
How to tell if your visiting hedgehog is a healthy size and shape or might be sick.
Treating hedgehog pneumonia
Treating a hedgehog with pneumonia using a nebuliser.
British wildlife jewellery
Wildlife jewellery inspired by British wildlife. My range includes hedgehogs, foxes, owls and badgers.
Wildlife night camera tips
Top tips for choosing a wildlife camera for your garden.
Hedgehog nest building
Video of a wild hedgehog collecting leaves to build its Winter nest.
Wildlife poo identification guide
A guide to identifying the wildlife poo in your garden.
Hedgehog ringworm and mange
Information about how to treat hedgehogs with ringworm and mange.
How to tell if a wild hedgehog is blind.
Hedgehog internal parasites and how to treat them.
Hedgehog miracle recovery
The story of Octavia hedgehog who was saved despite a vet saying to give up on her.
Why mealworms are bad for hedgehogs
Why it is bad for hedgehogs to feed them mealworms, peanuts and sunflower hearts.
Hedgehog highways – how to build them
How to create a hedgehog hole to link gardens with a hedgehog highway.
Hedgehog wound and abscess treatment
Treating wounds and abscesses in wild hedgehogs.
Silver hedgehog jewellery
Handmade silver hedgehog jewellery raising funds to help save our wild hedgehogs.
Orphaned baby hedgehogs
Hand rearing baby hedgehog orphans.
Hedgehog rehabilitation – my story
My story - how I became a wild hedgehog rehabilitator.
Blonde and albino hedgehogs
Treating a rare blonde wild hedgehog.
Hedgehog rescue – a day in the life
A day in the life of my hedgehog hospital.
Squashing the myth that hedgehogs are covered in fleas. Also looks at hedgehogs and ticks.
Bespoke silver nature jewellery
I love creating bespoke jewellery designs. Here are some of my recent custom designs that I have personalised.
Dogs attacking hedgehogs
Tips for how to prevent dogs from attacking hedgehogs.
Disturbed hedgehog nest
A disturbed hedgehog nest with baby hedgehogs.
Hedgehog courtship behaviour
Hedgehog romance - hedgehog courtship behaviour.
Hedgehog with foot and limb injuries
Treatment of a hedgehog with foot injuries.
Where to place your hedgehog house
How to site your hedgehog box to attract a resident. I've made a little video with my top tips. A great read once you've bought one or made your own using my guide. Research indicates that how you site your hedgehog box is very important for your chances of attracting a resident so I do… Continue reading Where to place your hedgehog house
How to identify hedgehog poo
How to identify hedgehog poo. My guide to wildlife poo in your garden.
Hedgehog metabolic bone disease
Treating a hedgehog with metabolic bone disease Meet Benjamin. He is very poorly with metabolic bone disease. Benjamin was admitted to my rescue at only 330g. He has been surviving by eating bird seed over the Winter. https://youtu.be/BVczpRkgjHQ Benjamin has metabolic bone disease. Basically, his bones are very thin due to calcium deficiency. This is… Continue reading Hedgehog metabolic bone disease
Wild hedgehog amputee
Can wild hedgehogs survive with three legs? Meet Rupert. He arrived with me in 2016 as a small hoglet. He was only 300g. When I inspected him I could smell that something wasn't right. Wildlife rescuers go a lot by smell - you get to know the smell of infection and poo that is not… Continue reading Wild hedgehog amputee
Hedgehog strimmer injuries
The sound of people people using a strimmer sets my teeth on edge. I hate them! They do so much damage to wildlife including hedgehogs, frogs and toads. This is the story of Holly and her journey to recovery from a terrible strimmer wound. She was found at the end of July with her head… Continue reading Hedgehog strimmer injuries
DIY hedgehog feeding station
How to build a DIY hedgehog feeding station and where to site your feeding station.
How to sex a hedgehog
How to tell whether your visiting hedgehog is a boy or a girl.
Honey, a wild European hedgehog, has hydrotherapy treatment.
Homes for hedgehogs
"I want a garden hedgehog!" If I had a pound for every time I've heard that, I would be a rich woman! I look for suitable hedgehog release sites for hedgehogs that have spent time being rehabilitated in the hedgehog hospital. I want the best of the best for these hedgehogs and below are my… Continue reading Homes for hedgehogs
Build a hedgehog house
DIY guide to how to build a hedgehog house.
Hibernating hedgehog – dead or alive?
How can you tell if a hedgehog is hibernating? This is a question I am frequently asked by my foster carers, a network of special people who support me with looking after rehabilitated hedgehogs over the Winter period. These hedgehogs missed the deadline for release before the weather turned cold and, if they are well… Continue reading Hibernating hedgehog – dead or alive?
Hedgehog friendly wildlife gardening
How to create a hedgehog friendly garden The sound of a hedgehog snuffling round your garden has got to be one of nature's most glorious delights but hedgehog numbers are in sharp decline with habitat loss and human activity thought to be the biggest causes. There are now believed to be less than a million wild… Continue reading Hedgehog friendly wildlife gardening
What to feed wild hedgehogs
What to feed wild hedgehogs in your garden.