Helping hedgehogs

Hedgehogs in the news

Media coverage to raise awareness of how to help our wild hedgehogs

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Top plants for hedgehogs and wildlife

What plants to grow in your garden to attract hedgehogs and other wildlife.

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Helping hedgehogs

How to age a hedgehog

The pigment of hedgehog noses turns pink with age. How to identify the age of a wild hedgehog.

Hedgehog friendly pond
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How to create a hedgehog friendly 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.

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Helping hedgehogs

How to create a hedgehog highway

How to create a hedgehog hole to link gardens with a hedgehog highway.

DIY hedgehog feeding station
Helping hedgehogs

DIY hedgehog feeding station

How to build a DIY hedgehog feeding station and where to site your feeding station.

hibernating hedgehog
Helping hedgehogs

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 in garden
Helping hedgehogs

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