Leaving a log pile in a quiet area of your garden, will create a habitat for many invertebrates, insects, frogs, toads, hedgehogs and other creatures. Many of us have small areas to garden in, but it's easy to create a woodpile in a quiet corner and leave a pile of autumn leaves for hedgehogs to safely nest in.

How to help Hedgehogs

Sustainable Gardening Ideas - Pumpkin Beth

Sustainable Gardening Ideas

Sustainable Gardening Ideas - Pumpkin Beth

A close up of the underside of one of my home-grown pink mushrooms, grown using the Espresso Mushroom Company’s Hot Pinks Kitchen Garden Kit.

Growing in the Fast Lane

tasting the delights of your own freshly picked, home-grown mushrooms, grown from a kit. This year I have had so much fun growing mushrooms inside at home,

The Espresso Mushroom Company's Kitchen Garden Hot Pink mushroom kit complete with mushrooms in a warm pink!

Growing in the Fast Lane

tasting the delights of your own freshly picked, home-grown mushrooms, grown from a kit. This year I have had so much fun growing mushrooms inside at home,

Winkworth Arboretum, in Godalming is a beautiful place to visit in autumn.

Heritage Open Days 2016 Highlights

Winkworth Arboretum, in Godalming is a beautiful place to visit in autumn.

Leaving an area of fallen autumn leaves in a quiet, undisturbed area of the garden for hedgehogs will provide a perfect place for hedgehogs to nest, hibernate and sleep safely. Hedgehogs are able to use their spines to collect leaves as they can roll over and cover themselves in leaves.

How to help Hedgehogs

Sustainable Gardening Ideas - Pumpkin Beth

Sustainable Gardening Ideas

Sustainable Gardening Ideas - Pumpkin Beth

The fallen leaves of Ginkgo biloba form a beautiful yellow carpet under the tree.

Christmas at Kew 2016 - Pumpkin Beth

Ginkgo biloba, pictured at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew at the end of November.

Christmas at Kew 2016 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Wisley Flower Show opens on Tuesday 6th September 2016 and runs until…

RHS Wisley Flower Show 2016

The RHS Wisley Flower Show opens on Tuesday September 2016 and runs until…

Here's a small vase I made from a small pumpkin, this activity, using Dahlias, instead of Honeysuckle, and different squashes, features in 'The Crafted Garden' book by Louise Curley.

The Crafted Garden

Here's a small vase I made from a small pumpkin, this activity, using Dahlias…

A close up of the pearl oyster mushrooms, grown with The Espresso Mushroom Company's Kitchen Garden, pearl oyster mushroom kit.

Growing in the Fast Lane

tasting the delights of your own freshly picked, home-grown mushrooms, grown from a kit. This year I have had so much fun growing mushrooms inside at home,

Taste of Autumn 2016 will be held at RHS Garden Wisley, from Wednesday the 19th October 2016 until Sunday 23rd October 2016.

Taste of Autumn Festival 2016

An autumnal themed display of vegetables grown at RHS Garden Wisley.

This hedgehog found some fleece on the floor of a greenhouse and made itself a cosy nest inside the greenhouse, under the benching.

How to help Hedgehogs

How to help Hedgehogs - Pumpkin Beth

Sustainable Gardening Ideas - Pumpkin Beth

Sustainable Gardening Ideas

Sustainable Gardening Ideas - Pumpkin Beth

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