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Hedgehog rescue & rehabilitation in and around Tyneside & Wearside

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The Hedgehog Friendly Garden

If possible, hedgehogs will visit your garden at night. They most certainly are the gardener’s friend, eating many pests including slugs and snails. A few simple actions can make all the difference and enable you to enjoy local hedgehogs in your garden most nights.



Hedgehogs are in desperate decline and need of your help.


An example of a homemade hibernaculum (Thank You Kevin Cummings!)

We use this example bought from Ark wildlife


A piece of garden put aside for hedgehogs, comprising of two hibernacular and a makeshift feeding station