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Hedgehog Street garden at RHS Harlow Carr

Have you ever wanted to improve your garden for hedgehogs, but not known how to? Or perhaps wondered how hedgehog-friendly features can be achieved in a particular style?

On 25th April our Hedgehog Street garden is due to be launched at Harlow Carr, one of the Royal Horticultural Societies’ flagship gardens.

PTES and BHPS have teamed up with the Royal Horticultural Society and award-winning garden designer Tracy Foster. Following the theme of our garden at RHS Hampton Court in 2014, the design is based on three neighbouring gardens. Each is a different style – Mediterranean, rustic and contemporary. Each is hedgehog-friendly in its own right and demonstrates different features that will help declining hedgehogs. We also illustrated a range of garden hazards, to help you play it safe.

Mediterranean hedgehog-friendly garden, photo by Tracy Foster

A dry stone wall frames this Mediterranean-inspired garden in the local Yorkshire vernacular.

Artist Julie Cope has built a natural sculpture: a sedge-hog

Artist Julie Cope building Sedrick – the sedge-hog soil sculpture.

Installing the contemporary garden, with First Light Landscapes

The Landscapers building the contemporary garden.

The rustic garden, by Tracy Foster

The rustic garden with beautiful wildflower meadow and willow bench.