If you’re on the fence about litter picking, here is a quick overview of what happens to litter that stays on the ground. Every bag you collect prevents all of this.
Sadly the decline of the hedgehog population continues, and it is thought that there are now less than 500,000 left in England.
Loss of habitat from building, increased traffic on the roads, and use of pesticides means it has never been more important to look after our spikey friends.
Luckily, it is relatively easy to make small changes in our gardens to do just that.
We can do lots now as we go into Autumn to prepare the garden onwards for winter and spring wildlife. By doing a few small jobs now, we can help ensure wildlife can survive in the garden over winter and give you an early display of flowers, beautiful for you and very important for pollinators. Here are a few key jobs you can do.