Earlier this week Andrew, John and I went to Runfold to do some finishing touches after the Surrey Hedge Layers visit a few weeks ago. In front of our beautiful newly laid hedge was some old rabbit fencing which we removed with some difficulty to expose the hedge. 47 more words
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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
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