Today may be the last day of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society’s annual Hedgehog Awareness Week for 2021, but for the survival of this species our awareness needs to continue. Nature websites and social media are full of valuable information, especially from dedicated carers and rescue centres who are happy to answer questions. Reading and… Read More Hoping hedgehog awareness continues
How long have you got? Ok, in terms of gardenwatching, ‘what happens when’ is a very good question. That’s always been at the root of this blog. Feeding stations have been tweaked and my first bird feeder book has guided me on my way to encourage more species to the garden. It has been an… Read More What happens when?
F.A.O. Everyone who joined the RSPB last weekend with their Big Garden Birdwatch: I hope you enjoyed your bird count and now I’d like to invite you to wander along to Hedgehog Street. There’s a survey there that you might be interested in too – I hope so 🙂 The People’s Trust for Endangered Species… Read More New Hedgehog Hibernation Survey starts 1st FEB 2012
For sometime now I have wondered this. At this time of year with the garden full of lush foliage the reality is that hedgehogs are very well camouflaged. Being predominately brown in colour they blend in beautifully with any exposed soil below plants. During the day we can see that our garden plants attract many… Read More Are hedgehogs still visiting?
Maybe just a few minutes more? Beneath a warm duvet of dried leaves and hay, this hedgehog is making it look like a thought to go out into the night air. We’re heading towards the end of September and in the ten days since the video above was taken the nights have turned a little… Read More Who’s hogging the covers?
It’s April the first and am I having a joke here? Nope… what you are about to see is entirely true and you have my assurance that no animals were harmed during the making of this film! Okay what is this about? Well…. a few months back we had a certain visitor to our garden. A… Read More The Director’s Cut