Hedgehog (c) Ronald Surgenor

Be a hedgehog hero this autumn

Everyone loves a hedgehog: they look cute, they can roll into a prickly ball, and they snuffle around munching pesky slugs and snails that devour our prized plants – a gardener’s best friend! But…

House spider

Spider season: live and let-live

Is your house being invaded by hairy lovesick Romeos seeking out their Juliets? Don't panic, says Adam Mantell. Spiders are an important part of nature, so consider a live-and-let-live…