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Spring is here, and hedgehogs are making the most of our gardens

16th April 2019

As the sun comes out and the weather slowly but surely warms up, nature is starting to bloom and insects are buzzing around everywhere.  This means hedgehogs are on the move. Hedgehogs can travel up to a mile in just one evening, so you could be getting several spiky visitors in the coming weeks.

Our gardens provide a critical place for hedgehogs to feed, rest and find potential mates, so it’s vital that we make them as hedgehog-friendly as possible. You all know about our Top 10 Tips already, but here are some other useful pages for those of you with some burning ‘hog questions that you’ve always wanted answered. 

Our Frequently Asked Questions page, links to dozens of pages on the Hedgehog Street website, providing you with almost everything you need to know about hedgehog ecology, protection, threats and conservation. So check out the FAQ page today and get some answers! This page is regularly updated, so do check it out whenever you have a question, and if the answer is not there, you can always email us at and we will be happy to help!