How to build a house for a hedgehog: 20 DIY ideas for a private garden
If you have a hedgehog settled in the garden, you do not have to spend a lot of effort and time to fight pests. Most of the work will be done for you by a new neighbor. And so that he stayed in the garden for a long time and became your constant assistant in the protection of the garden, build a house for him. Fortunately, the hedgehog needs a little, namely: that during the winter he was provided with a warm and dry shelter, and in summer had a set table with food; to quickly store fat for a long winter.
From mid-April to early May, you can watch the animal slowly move away from deep sleep. At this time in the garden there is little to earn. Nature only begins to wake up after hibernation, many insects have not yet departed from hibernation. Unfortunately, many gardeners begin the general spring cleaning in April: all parts of the garden are carefully cleared of leaves and plant debris. As a result, there is bare ground, where it is difficult for a hedgehog to find food. So, the more leaves in the garden, the richer the table set for animals.
The appearance of offspring in the nest is not excluded. The young replenishment will live in a cozy house all summer and only in the beginning of autumn will be engaged in arrangement of own winter apartment. Hedgehogs are terrible individualists and prefer to live separately.
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