What Gardeners can do to Help Hedgehogs
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What Gardeners can do to Help Hedgehogs

Tips on how gardeners can help hedgehogs in the garden. Includes ideas for creating shelter, creating access, and avoiding metaldehyde slug pellets Hedgehogs are adorable creatures that make us smile with their bumbling natures. They’re also very welcome in our gardens since they emerge at night to tuck into slugs, snails, and other invertebrates. Even…

How to build a Small Pond for the Garden
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How to build a Small Pond for the Garden

Tips on how to build a small pond to attract frogs and other wildlife into the garden. Includes information on placement, size, materials, and maintenance. Organic gardening can be difficult, especially when it comes to slugs. You can pick them off individually, set out beer traps and pelleted wool, but most people resort to slug…

12 Effective ways to keep birds out of the vegetable garden
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12 Effective ways to keep birds out of the vegetable garden

Non-toxic ways to keep birds out of the vegetable garden without hurting them. Includes various netting, decoys, and scarers, and tips on keeping them effective No matter where you garden, there’s a local bird eyeing up your homegrown vegetables. For many of us, it’s pigeons, who are infamous for stripping cabbages down to the bare…