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Hogilo Hedgehog House & Care Kit - £48.00

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  • Hogilo Hedgehog House & Care Kit - £48.00
  • Hogilo Hedgehog House & Care Kit - £48.00

Hogilo Hedgehog Care kit

The ultimate year-round hedgehog house for hibernation, nesting and feeding. 

As seen on BBC Autumn Watch. Made In England

Availability: In stock

£58.00

Details

UK Standard Delivery: £4.95

The incredibly well-made Hogilo Hedgehog House keeps hedgehogs safe from predators and garden hazards and will last for many years.  

Every aspect of the Hogilo has been carefully thought through, the entrance is predator resistant, the wooden interior provides warmth, is breathable and prevents condensation, the lift and swivel lid can be easily opened for cleaning and inspection.

The overhanging roof and porch gives protection against rain and the raised feet prevent the hedgehog house from rotting.

Hedgehogs are often called the gardeners' friend because they prey on caterpillars and slugs, but they are sadly in decline. Give them a safe home for feeding, hibernation and nesting. 

Approved by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society.

Guide To Hedgehogs

Learn how to make your garden hedgehog friendly with this 4-page double-sided colour guide. Packed full of invaluable tips & facts from feeding and habitats, to making your garden hedgehog safe.

Produced in partnership with the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, this is the perfect guide for gardeners or lovers of our native wildlife.

650g Dry Hedgehog Food

Keep visiting hedgehogs well fed with this dry hedgehog food. This dry food is irresistible to hedgehogs and it'll keep them returning to your garden. While they're visiting they'll also munch on slugs and snails.

Hedgehogs can't digest milk, instead provide them with this specially formulated food. The crunchy texture helps maintain healthy teeth and gums. Comes in a resealable bag.

Hand Crafted in England 

Also available: Wildlife Habitats & Feeders & Gardening Gifts

Ask us a question
H50cm x W39cm x L23cm

Make your garden hedgehog friendly

Hedgehogs travel 1-2km each night and return to the same daytime nest for a few days then use another, returning to an old nest at a later date. So ensure that there is a route in and out of your garden (they need a 5in gap).

If you have a pond or pool dangle a piece of chicken wire into the water to help the hedgehogs climb out.  

Garden netting can entangle hedgehogs so makes sure it’s staked down tightly.

Check piles of rubbish before burning them, and before sticking a fork into leaves or compost.  

Reduce your use of pesticides and only use pet-safe slug deterrents. A hedgehog can eat 80 slugs per night, so if you attract hedgehogs you won’ have to worry about slugs!

Leave an area of your garden wild with piles of leaves and organic debris for shelter.  

Provide a shallow dish of water, meat-based pet food or chopped unsalted peanuts.

Install a hedgehog home. These can be used as hibernation sites during the winter and as nesting boxes in the summer.

Why hedgehogs are in decline As well as the hazards of roads hedgehog numbers have been affected by…

Habitat Loss - Changing agriculture has removed hedgerows, the natural habitat of hedgehogs, as has the trend for fences and walls in place of hedges in private gardens.

Lack of food – the increasing use of pesticides to kill slugs, beetles, caterpillars and other bugs has left hedgehogs with less to eat. The move towards rye grass and crops that are short of invertebrate life and our tidier gardens has also left hedgehogs with a smaller food source.

Climate change – Several years of early autumn cold spells have killed off hedgehog food sources before they’ve laid down enough fat to survive hibernation. In the spring cold snaps have also killed of the bugs, worms, caterpillars, beetle larvae etc leaving hedgehogs too weak to breed.

Some Hedgehog Facts

Lifespan More than half of hedgehogs die within their first year, and average life expectancy is 2-3 years in the wild, but it is possible for them to live to be 10 years (but this is exceptional). Hedgehog Hibernation Hedgehogs start to hibernate in November and re-emerge around Easter, but it is weather dependant. Hedgehogs usually wake up several times during winter. In the spring they commonly spend a few days active then enter hibernation again during a cold snap. Hedgehog

Breeding Between April and September the females have litters of 4 or 5 hoglets. Males do not assist in rearing them. Young born late often die, being too small to survive hibernation. They need to weigh at least 450g (1lb) to last the winter.

Hedghehog Guides

Hedgehog FAQ - http://www.greenhousesensation.co.uk/hedgehog-faq

Protecting Hedgehogs - http://www.greenhousesensation.co.uk/protecting-hedgehogs-the-gardeners-best-friend

Make Your Garden Hedgehog Friendly - http://www.greenhousesensation.co.uk/give-a-hedgehog-a-home

UK Delivery

The maximum Mainland UK Delivery charge is £4.95
98% of our orders are delivered 2 workings days after the order is placed.
When your order is dispatched you will receive an email confirming the delivery date and a one hour delivery time slot (except for FeederMats, Nutrigrow replenishments, vouchers and seeds which are sent by Royal Mail) 

UK Mainland Standard Delivery: £4.95*

UK Mainland Replenishment Delivery (FeederMats, Nutrigrow refills): £2.95*

For orders outside of the UK please click HERE:
If Out

You can add 'If Out' delivery instructions (e.g. leave in the garage) when you place your order. If you are not in and have not provided 'If Out' instructions the driver will leave a card with instructions of how to arrange re-delivery or collection from your local depot.

Returns

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, email info@greenhousesensation.co.uk and we will provide instructions on how to return the goods. They must be returned in their original condition and packaging within 14 days of receipt and we will issue a full refund. (excluding the original delivery charge). If an item is damaged / faulty please notify us within 30 days.

N:B Definition of UK Mainland
UK Mainland is defined as postcodes on mainland England, Wales and Scotland excluding the following postcodes.
AB31-38, AB40-56, IV1-28 , IV30-32, IV36-49, IV51-56, IV63, KA27-28, KW, PA20-38, PA41-49, PA60-70, PH4-44, and PH49-50. 

Delivery to the above postcodes incurs a surcharge, which will be displayed when you enter your postcode. 

*We are charged a minimum of £15 for delivery to the above postcodes, Islands and Ireland and we cap our charge to those areas at £15

 

 

 

  • Description
  • Details

    UK Standard Delivery: £4.95

    The incredibly well-made Hogilo Hedgehog House keeps hedgehogs safe from predators and garden hazards and will last for many years.  

    Every aspect of the Hogilo has been carefully thought through, the entrance is predator resistant, the wooden interior provides warmth, is breathable and prevents condensation, the lift and swivel lid can be easily opened for cleaning and inspection.

    The overhanging roof and porch gives protection against rain and the raised feet prevent the hedgehog house from rotting.

    Hedgehogs are often called the gardeners' friend because they prey on caterpillars and slugs, but they are sadly in decline. Give them a safe home for feeding, hibernation and nesting. 

    Approved by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society.

    Guide To Hedgehogs

    Learn how to make your garden hedgehog friendly with this 4-page double-sided colour guide. Packed full of invaluable tips & facts from feeding and habitats, to making your garden hedgehog safe.

    Produced in partnership with the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, this is the perfect guide for gardeners or lovers of our native wildlife.

    650g Dry Hedgehog Food

    Keep visiting hedgehogs well fed with this dry hedgehog food. This dry food is irresistible to hedgehogs and it'll keep them returning to your garden. While they're visiting they'll also munch on slugs and snails.

    Hedgehogs can't digest milk, instead provide them with this specially formulated food. The crunchy texture helps maintain healthy teeth and gums. Comes in a resealable bag.

    Hand Crafted in England 

    Also available: Wildlife Habitats & Feeders & Gardening Gifts

    Ask us a question
  • Size
  • H50cm x W39cm x L23cm
  • Science
  • Make your garden hedgehog friendly

    Hedgehogs travel 1-2km each night and return to the same daytime nest for a few days then use another, returning to an old nest at a later date. So ensure that there is a route in and out of your garden (they need a 5in gap).

    If you have a pond or pool dangle a piece of chicken wire into the water to help the hedgehogs climb out.  

    Garden netting can entangle hedgehogs so makes sure it’s staked down tightly.

    Check piles of rubbish before burning them, and before sticking a fork into leaves or compost.  

    Reduce your use of pesticides and only use pet-safe slug deterrents. A hedgehog can eat 80 slugs per night, so if you attract hedgehogs you won’ have to worry about slugs!

    Leave an area of your garden wild with piles of leaves and organic debris for shelter.  

    Provide a shallow dish of water, meat-based pet food or chopped unsalted peanuts.

    Install a hedgehog home. These can be used as hibernation sites during the winter and as nesting boxes in the summer.

    Why hedgehogs are in decline As well as the hazards of roads hedgehog numbers have been affected by…

    Habitat Loss - Changing agriculture has removed hedgerows, the natural habitat of hedgehogs, as has the trend for fences and walls in place of hedges in private gardens.

    Lack of food – the increasing use of pesticides to kill slugs, beetles, caterpillars and other bugs has left hedgehogs with less to eat. The move towards rye grass and crops that are short of invertebrate life and our tidier gardens has also left hedgehogs with a smaller food source.

    Climate change – Several years of early autumn cold spells have killed off hedgehog food sources before they’ve laid down enough fat to survive hibernation. In the spring cold snaps have also killed of the bugs, worms, caterpillars, beetle larvae etc leaving hedgehogs too weak to breed.

    Some Hedgehog Facts

    Lifespan More than half of hedgehogs die within their first year, and average life expectancy is 2-3 years in the wild, but it is possible for them to live to be 10 years (but this is exceptional). Hedgehog Hibernation Hedgehogs start to hibernate in November and re-emerge around Easter, but it is weather dependant. Hedgehogs usually wake up several times during winter. In the spring they commonly spend a few days active then enter hibernation again during a cold snap. Hedgehog

    Breeding Between April and September the females have litters of 4 or 5 hoglets. Males do not assist in rearing them. Young born late often die, being too small to survive hibernation. They need to weigh at least 450g (1lb) to last the winter.

    Hedghehog Guides

    Hedgehog FAQ - http://www.greenhousesensation.co.uk/hedgehog-faq

    Protecting Hedgehogs - http://www.greenhousesensation.co.uk/protecting-hedgehogs-the-gardeners-best-friend

    Make Your Garden Hedgehog Friendly - http://www.greenhousesensation.co.uk/give-a-hedgehog-a-home

  • Delivery
  • UK Delivery

    The maximum Mainland UK Delivery charge is £4.95
    98% of our orders are delivered 2 workings days after the order is placed.
    When your order is dispatched you will receive an email confirming the delivery date and a one hour delivery time slot (except for FeederMats, Nutrigrow replenishments, vouchers and seeds which are sent by Royal Mail) 

    UK Mainland Standard Delivery: £4.95*

    UK Mainland Replenishment Delivery (FeederMats, Nutrigrow refills): £2.95*

    For orders outside of the UK please click HERE:
    If Out

    You can add 'If Out' delivery instructions (e.g. leave in the garage) when you place your order. If you are not in and have not provided 'If Out' instructions the driver will leave a card with instructions of how to arrange re-delivery or collection from your local depot.

    Returns

    If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, email info@greenhousesensation.co.uk and we will provide instructions on how to return the goods. They must be returned in their original condition and packaging within 14 days of receipt and we will issue a full refund. (excluding the original delivery charge). If an item is damaged / faulty please notify us within 30 days.

    N:B Definition of UK Mainland
    UK Mainland is defined as postcodes on mainland England, Wales and Scotland excluding the following postcodes.
    AB31-38, AB40-56, IV1-28 , IV30-32, IV36-49, IV51-56, IV63, KA27-28, KW, PA20-38, PA41-49, PA60-70, PH4-44, and PH49-50. 

    Delivery to the above postcodes incurs a surcharge, which will be displayed when you enter your postcode. 

    *We are charged a minimum of £15 for delivery to the above postcodes, Islands and Ireland and we cap our charge to those areas at £15

     

     

     

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