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A winter of dry stone walling and hedge-laying

Ive updated the dry stone walling page with some of the walling Ive done over the winter (not the best time for walling!!) Ive been busy with hedgelaying too.  24 more words

Hedge Laying

The Wonderful Countryside Weavers ...

I met a group of hedge-layers at Wandlebury Ring when I visited a month ago. They were busy helping to make a patchwork quilt of the english landscape, with their woven hedges as the stitching that pulls it all together. 493 more words

Nature

Helping Hedgerows Project

This work is part of the Trust’s national Helping Hedgerows Project, made possible by funding from the players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.

Originally planted by the 18th century canal builders to protect the towpath from cattle and other livestock the hedgerows have seen a 50% decline since the Second World War. 214 more words

Volunteering

Laying a hedge

I’ve just finished laying a hedge in the garden of Daisy Cottage, Tarbert. I think it may have been around 30 years old. Over the years it had received some pruning but in a haphazard way, largely to keep it away from an aerial electricity cable. 224 more words

Culture

A Task at Trafford Ecology Park...

Hedge-laying with Groundwork

Wednesday 10th February

So the journey continues…our second expedition required the Tree Musketeers setting their sights on Trafford Ecology Park. Cheeringly, we had no requirement for waterproofs this time around, as we defied Manchester’s infamous rainy reputation and instead seemed to be losing layers faster than in certain Manchester night-time establishments. 860 more words

Volunteers learn hedge-laying

At Moor Green Lakes the last remaining section of hedge to Coleford Hide has been laid by the volunteers.  Hawthorn forms the majority of the line of trees that were planted to form a screen on the approach to the bird hide. 226 more words

Conservation

Weaning, WWOOFers & a wonderful visit from a children's group.

Another busy week not helped by my asthma lingering! Others however worked very hard outside and I was at least able to complete anew paperwork for our postponed Demeter inspection which takes place on Tuesday. 455 more words

The Farm