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Attracting Hedgehogs

Is there any way I can attract hedgehogs to my garden, is it just luck or is there anything that I can do to entice them?


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 82,737
    Hi @derek.berger  and welcome to the forum ... If hedgehogs are in your area, and they can get into your garden, they will ... first things first, what are your boundaries like?
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 11,158
    Hello Derek  :)
    It's always welcome when someone wants to help hedgehogs. As Dove says, access to your garden is the most important thing. They need holes in fences etc. cut to the size of a CD. The other thing to bear in mind is that they need access to as many gardens as possible as they can cover large distances every night, so if you think your neighbours may be happy to help, then spread the word. 
    You'll find lots of information on the British Hedgehog Preservation Society website
  • purplerallimpurplerallim Posts: 4,690
    A water source is a good place to start @derek.berger as mine drink as much as eat in my garden. Something heavy that won't tip.
  • derekbderekb Posts: 4
    Thank you all for your comments, I think there is a way in at the end of our garden, it kind of goes to a point and is a bit wild. I’ll keep my fingers crossed.
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