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Blooming Marvellous Birch Brook Hedge

Today Charlotte and I were joined by the Blooming Marvellous and Cove Brook Greenway Group Volunteers to lay a hedge on the Birch Brook Reserve on Cove Brook. 263 more words


How to lay a hedge at Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers joined us at Moor Green Lakes for a spot of hedge-laying. The section of footpath and bridleway at the river end is narrow, so it’s great to open up access and create a living hedge.  358 more words


New Beginnings

This winter we have planted 1450 trees across the sites we look after.  Some are direct replacements for felled trees, whilst others have supplemented existing planting or were entirely new.  361 more words


Hedge laying, the what and whys!

In winter, hedgerows can be feeding and roosting sites for birds (RSPB, Value of hedgerows for wildlife)

Before volunteering with the Nottingham Wildlife Trust I knew very little about hedge laying or why it is beneficial.

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Laying around

On Sunday, as it was the first Sunday of the month the reserve had both a volunteer work party and a Pop-up Café. The volunteers worked on laying part of the hedge along the western side of the reserve near Ellingham Lake. 319 more words

3 Go to Canada: Hedges, Novel Ecosystems and Damn Fine Donuts


Where I find myself in Ontario Canada introducing the technique of hedge-laying and discovering social-ecological complexity, Novel Ecosystems theory and Community Supported Agriculture along the way… 1,013 more words


Hedge laying

What a fantastic few days the four of us had in the dales on a hedge laying course. Over two days we learnt the ancient skill and boy did we know about it at the end, I can safely say that we were all covered in scratches from working with the Thorn bushes Daves legs look like he has been in a play fight with half a dozen kittens and even though I did very little compared to the other three my arm looks the same lol I am sure that you only have to look at the stuff and you bleed. 117 more words