British hedgehogs are now officially classed as 'vulnerable to extinction'
Letting your lawn grow wild helps attract bees and other insects to your wildlife garden. Here's how to do it
My new improved hedgehog cafe design
Animated talking hedgehogs gives tips for helping hedgehogs during lockdown UK.
Hedgehogs and coronavirus - the impact that the virus is having on the work of wildlife hospitals in the UK.
How to divide perennial plants - create a better habitat for wildlife in your garden for free.
How to build a giant insect hotel - a great addition to your wildlife garden.
How to make a compost heap that is great for wildlife. Top tips for composting success.
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 with fly strike - how to treat a hedgehog that flies have laid eggs on.
Are wild #hedgehogs endangered and will they become extinct? I explore the answers...
How to help hedgehogs in Winter - tips for wildlife #gardening over the coldest months.
Autumn juvenile hedgehogs. How big does a hedgehog need to be to survive hibernation and when should you consider 'over wintering' a hedgehog?
Personalised silver name tag pendants. The perfect custom jewellery gift.
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!
Leave the leaves - top tips for wildlife gardening for #hedgehogs as we head towards the golden months.
How to find a hedgehog rescue for sick and injured hedgehogs.
Hedgehog talks and wildlife night safaris in my #York wildlife garden
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
The cost of wildlife rescue. Find out how much it costs to save wild lives.
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.
Hand rearing baby hedgehog orphans.
Silver owl charms and bird ornaments handmade in solid silver.
Fox cub visiting my wildlife garden with its mum
Campaign to stop hedgerows being netted by developers to stop birds nesting
Hedgehog nest box cleaning - when and how to clean your hedgehog hibernation house
Hedgehogs are waking early from hibernation in this mild weather. Find out how you can help hungry thirsty hedgehogs.
How to release rehabilitated hedgehogs back to the wild
What plants to grow in your garden to attract hedgehogs and other wildlife.
My hedgehog leaflet contains top tips and advice about helping hedgehogs to share with family, friends, neighbours and colleagues.
Top tips for how to find out if it is a hedgehog visiting your garden - without the use of a night camera.
The pigment of hedgehog noses turns pink with age. How to identify the age of a wild hedgehog.
Treating the wounds of a hedgehog found with a plastic cable tie around its body.
Don't have a hog roast this bonfire night - move your bonfire on the day of lighting or check carefully for wildlife.
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.
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.
Rat traps can cause serious harm to hedgehogs - find out more about the dangers they pose to wildlife.
Hedgehogs can swim but they can't swim forever. Read how to make your pond hedgehog friendly and provide an escape route for wildlife.
My silver paw print jewellery is the purrfect gift for any pet lover.
What do wild hedgehogs eat? Why hedgehogs prefer eating beetles to slugs and what food you should leave out for hedgehogs.
Hedgehogs get trapped in discarded plastic waste - read about the dangers and what you can do to help.
Join this video tour of my wildlife garden and discover my top tips for creating your own wildlife garden.
How to tell if your visiting hedgehog is a healthy size and shape or might be sick.
Treating a hedgehog with pneumonia using a nebuliser.
Top tips for choosing a wildlife camera for your garden.
Video of a wild hedgehog collecting leaves to build its Winter nest.
A guide to identifying the wildlife poo in your garden.
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.
The story of Octavia hedgehog who was saved despite a vet saying to give up on her.
Why it is bad for hedgehogs to feed them mealworms, peanuts and sunflower hearts.
How to create a hedgehog hole to link gardens with a hedgehog highway.
Treating wounds and abscesses in wild hedgehogs.
Hand rearing baby hedgehog orphans.
My story - how I became a wild hedgehog rehabilitator.
Treating a rare blonde wild hedgehog.
A day in the life of my hedgehog hospital.
Squashing the myth that hedgehogs are covered in fleas. Also looks at hedgehogs and ticks.
Tips for how to prevent dogs from attacking hedgehogs.
A disturbed hedgehog nest with baby hedgehogs.
Hedgehog romance - hedgehog courtship behaviour.
Treatment of a hedgehog with foot injuries.
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. My guide to wildlife poo in your garden.
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
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
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
How to build a DIY hedgehog feeding station and where to site your feeding station.
How to tell whether your visiting hedgehog is a boy or a girl.
Honey, a wild European hedgehog, has hydrotherapy treatment.
"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
DIY guide to how to build a hedgehog house.
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?
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 in your garden.