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Hedgehog population in decline

Adam Vaughan at the Guardian tells us that the hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) is fast becoming rarer in British gardens, parks and hedges. It’s comparable to the declining populations of endangered species such as tigers. If you’re in Britain, you might … Continue reading

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Lovely weather… for slugs

Our wet summer in Britain has led to increases in slug and snail populations. We British (or was it the English?) have been called ‘a nation of gardeners’ as well as one or two less flattering descriptions. It’s true: gardens … Continue reading

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