Right now in this October 2017 Perthshire garden, bird species and numbers are increasing at the feeders almost daily. I’m on the lookout for Redpolls now. It’s a great season to be gardenwatching! As a garden blogger there is much to chat about at this time of year. Red Admiral butterflies are still visiting, 4… Read More Loving Autumn watching
No, I don’t want the house to fall down but I’m huffing and puffing so you get the message that I’m not happy and want you to leave! Clearly you’ve heard that Hedgehog Manor has a reputation for good food located in a hidden garden setting. What about the one table policy in mid July?… Read More A very bothered hedgehog
It was almost midnight last night (here in Scotland) when I uploaded the photos below to join others celebrating wildflowers. So I missed the boat for Wednesday perhaps, but I did stop my garden potting shed re-org when there was enough light to wander round my garden to see if I actually had any wildflowers… Read More Wildflower Wednesday: my April garden
Yay… Hedgehog Manor (recycled guinea pig hutch embedded in garden border) is open to diners once again! Sunflower hearts were on offer during the snowy spell in late March, just in case any hungry hedgehogs newly emerged from hibernation were out and about. There was also a dish of water available as they would also… Read More Hedgehogs visiting garden again 🙂
The good news is that the current survey at Hedgehog Street has received 46 hedgehog sightings from my garden since March 2nd. That’s just the ones I see Live too. Without a doubt the real number will be higher. If you see hedgehog visitors in your garden, outside your garden, alive or dead the The… Read More Garden Hedgehog Latest
Does anyone else think they are seeing hedgehogs out of hibernation early this year? March 2nd seems early for my area of Scotland. However, we really haven’t had the coldest of winters so perhaps that is why they are out of hibernation now. Being addicted to evening watching for hedgehog visitors live via an IR… Read More Look out… hedgehogs & danger about!
Screen grabs from video footage taken this evening just after 10pm. This post was published by Shirley for the blog shirls gardenwatch
What a great idea to ‘Gang up to make where you live hedgehog friendly.’ With numbers in decline, making small changes to our garden boundaries can create wildlife corridors that will benefit the birds and wildlife that visit our gardens. Chatting to neighbours about this is a good place to start. It would be brilliant… Read More Hedgehog Street & visits
“This blog contains way too much chat, photos and video on garden plants, birds and wildlife. It also goes wandering on visits to gardens and nature reserves! There are cameras and links everywhere… are you brave enough to browse? I hope so :-D”Under the heading ‘A GARDENWATCH WARNING’ in my sidebar, at present, this is… Read More Visitors beware…
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?