What a standout mammal the hedgehog is, a prize among the hirsute with its armory of quills – hollow hairs made of stiff keratin instead of fur – which means that hibernating is the only option to get through the chill of winter.
How to get hummingbirds to nest! I love the mosaic look of the moss that humming birds sculpt onto their nests. Humming birds are very allusive but some people have actually trained them to trust the human hand.
Paul Alfrey from the Balkan Ecology Project explains how he& created the right herb and vegetable guilds for his Bulgarian site, including using a local stream for irrigation and chickens as pest for pest control and fertilising.