How To Help Hedgehogs

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Some of the different ways you can help hedgehogs in your garden.

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A beautiful holly hedge Evergreen holly makes an excellent hedge that looks good all year round Holly provides food and shelter for birds and other wildlife If youre thin. Wildflower Garden, Garden Design, Plants, Garden Shrubs, Evergreen Plants, Wildlife Gardening, Outdoor Gardens, Hedges, Nature Garden

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - Pumpkin Beth

I received this beautiful holly as a gift from a group of very special friends this autumn. This Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ specimen was purchased from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey, where it was described as an ‘Instant Impact’ plant. This standard holly cost…

Protecting your Plants from Slugs and Snails - Pumpkin Beth

Protecting your Plants from Slugs and Snails - Pumpkin Beth

Protecting your plants from Slugs and Snails For many gardeners, the slug and snail population seemed to explode in 2016, with many fraught and distressed gardeners asking for my advice on the best way to protect their plants from slugs and snails. I am strongly opposed to slug pellets. I wouldn’t wish to kill any of the slugs or snails in my garden, as I believe a healthy eco system is important. Snail shells are very beautiful. I don’t kill any of the slugs or snails in my garden. I…

This is a lovely garden from Botanica World Discoveries: Winnie the Pooh Begins His Journey. This sweet garden was awarded a Gold Medal from the RHS Judges and was awarded the accolade of being the Best Historic Garden.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

The Living Landscapes: City Twitchers Garden features a pond, complete with water lilies, a chamomile lawn and a stylish pod, woven from willow. This garden also features a hedge, hedges are fantastic for hedgehogs and all wildlife; hedgehogs often nest in hedges and can seek shelter and refuge under a hedge.  It's important to ensure that your hedge is allowed to grow right down to the ground, to offer the maximum benefit to hedgehogs and other wildlife.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears' is a sweet little Hosta that offers good resistance to slugs and snails. Organic Gardening, Slugs, Garden Pests, Plants, Organic Gardening Pest Control, Wildlife Gardening, Flowers, Hostas, Easy Garden

Slug-Proof Plants - Pumpkin Beth

If you have an abundance of slugs and snails in your garden and your favourite delphiniums are disappearing overnight, next time you’re visiting your favourite nursery or garden centre, stock up on plants that are less appealing to slugs and snails. Hosta ‘Sum and Substance’ seen here on the Gold Medal Winning, Brookfield Plants display at RHS Chelsea Flower 2015 Hostas are often thought of as the number one dining choice for slugs and snails, but this isn’t the case for every Hosta…

Creating a Wildlife My Old Wildlife Problems with My Old Wildlife My New Wildlife Making a List of Important Collaborating with Pond Avoiding Old Problems in the New Creating the Protective Firestone PondGuard…

My New Wildlife Pond - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Creating a Wildlife Pond1.1 My Old Wildlife Pond1.2 Problems with My Old Wildlife Pond2 Designing My New Wildlife Pond2.1 Making a List of Important Features2.2 Collaborating with Pond Specialists2.3 Avoiding Old Problems in the New Pond3 Creating My New Pond3.1 300gsm Protective Matting3.2 Firestone…

How to help Hedgehogs - Pumpkin Beth - Christi Dobbson

How to help Hedgehogs - Pumpkin Beth

I love hedgehogs! Hedgehogs are so endearing and entertaining, every time I have seen or encountered a hedgehog has been such a special and uplifting moment. Each hedgehog I have seen shuffling along or snuffling about has touched my heart, lifted my spirits and brightened my day. Sadly nowadays there are many threats to hedgehogs – they’re in danger as they try to cross our busy roads, but even away from the roads, hedgehogs face many dangers in our own gardens, because of these dangers…

How to help Hedgehogs Hedgehogs are nocturnal mammals. Hedgehogs don't want to be confined to a Sustainable Living, Sustainable Gardening, Nocturnal Mammals, Hedgehogs, Sustainability, Garden Design, Wildlife, Pumpkin, Gardens

How to help Hedgehogs - Pumpkin Beth

I love hedgehogs! Hedgehogs are so endearing and entertaining, every time I have seen or encountered a hedgehog has been such a special and uplifting moment. Each hedgehog I have seen shuffling along or snuffling about has touched my heart, lifted my spirits and brightened my day. Sadly nowadays there are many threats to hedgehogs – they’re in danger as they try to cross our busy roads, but even away from the roads, hedgehogs face many dangers in our own gardens, because of these dangers…

How to help Hedgehogs - Pumpkin Beth Hedgehog In Garden, Nocturnal Mammals, Garden Design, Hedgehogs, Wildlife, Pumpkin, Lily, Gardens, School

How to help Hedgehogs - Pumpkin Beth

I love hedgehogs! Hedgehogs are so endearing and entertaining, every time I have seen or encountered a hedgehog has been such a special and uplifting moment. Each hedgehog I have seen shuffling along or snuffling about has touched my heart, lifted my spirits and brightened my day. Sadly nowadays there are many threats to hedgehogs – they’re in danger as they try to cross our busy roads, but even away from the roads, hedgehogs face many dangers in our own gardens, because of these dangers…

The Scotty's Little Soldiers Garden was designed by Graeme Thirde and built by Harrington Potter.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

Advice on protecting your plants from slugs and snails

Slug Off! - Pumpkin Beth

I hate slug pellets, I would never use them, not even the organic kind, slug pellets are incredibly detrimental to wild life killing lovely hedgehogs (a natural predator of slugs and snails) in a horrid, drawn-out and painful way. If like me, you want to want to protect our wildlife and help preserve the natural balance of nature, there are many ways you can protect your precious plants from slugs and snails. Slugs and snails are fleshy, succulent beings, they have a protective slimy layer…

A Request to Leave Your Autumn Leaves Alone - Pumpkin Beth

A Request to Leave Your Autumn Leaves Alone - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Autumn leaves1.1 Please leave autumn leaves alone1.2 Hedgehogs1.3 Leaf blowers and garden vacuums1.4 Fun and positive activities to take part in this autumn2 Exceptions – when is it best to collect leaves?2.1 The best tools for collecting fallen leaves2.2 Ponds2.3 Roses2.4 Paths and steps,…

How to help Hedgehogs - Pumpkin Beth

How to help Hedgehogs - Pumpkin Beth

I love hedgehogs! Hedgehogs are so endearing and entertaining, every time I have seen or encountered a hedgehog has been such a special and uplifting moment. Each hedgehog I have seen shuffling along or snuffling about has touched my heart, lifted my spirits and brightened my day. Sadly nowadays there are many threats to hedgehogs – they’re in danger as they try to cross our busy roads, but even away from the roads, hedgehogs face many dangers in our own gardens, because of these dangers…

Rosa 'Crocus' bred by David Austin Roses, is a healthy and beautiful rose, that grows well, it's not troubled by slugs or snails.

Slug-Proof Plants - Pumpkin Beth

If you have an abundance of slugs and snails in your garden and your favourite delphiniums are disappearing overnight, next time you’re visiting your favourite nursery or garden centre, stock up on plants that are less appealing to slugs and snails. Hosta ‘Sum and Substance’ seen here on the Gold Medal Winning, Brookfield Plants display at RHS Chelsea Flower 2015 Hostas are often thought of as the number one dining choice for slugs and snails, but this isn’t the case for every Hosta…

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RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2017 - Pumpkin Beth

The Royal Horticultural Society’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, supported by Viking Cruises, is the world’s largest annual flower show! This family orientated Show covers 34 acres of ground, occupying both sides of the Long Water, in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace. This year Garden Designer Juliet Sargeant has designed the RHS Kitchen Garden, which has been created to showcase a number of innovative methods used to grow edible plants. Saturday Kitchen will be broadcasting live from…

Wildlife friendly ways to kill slugs and The 2018 growing What is Nemaslug® Biological Slug Tips for using Nemaslug® Biological Slug Further Compost Trial Slug and Snail Sweet Pea Trial Scented Daffodil Trial Terrarium, Vivarium,…

Nemaslug® Biological Slug Killer - Pumpkin Beth

Wildlife friendly ways to kill slugs and snails I don’t like slug pellets. Slug pellets have had a disastrous effect on the wild food chain – as well as killing slugs and snails, slug pellets harm hedgehogs, song thrushes, and other creatures. Slug pellets kill these dear animals in the most cruel, drawn out, and painful manner. Nothing could induce me to use slug pellets in my garden, allotment, or anywhere for that matter – however large the slug or snail population had become, and however…