Paul's hedgelaying

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February 2001

Ludgershall, Bucks.  24 yards Midland Style hawthorn hedge

View from drive before laying.  Tall gappy hawthorn with plenty of ivy.
General view from drive after laying
Work in progress - view of front of this Midland style hedge Front of completed hedge with stakes and binders tapering with hedge at near end


 

With BTCV at Prestwood, Bucks.  85 yards South of England Style.  Hazel, holly, hawthorn, blackthorn
Same view looking up footpath as picture on right, before laying with hedge leaning out into field
Same view looking up footpath as picture on left, after laying
Applying the binding to this South of England hedge Eventually I was persuaded to pose by the almost completed hedge!
General view before laying General view after laying


 

Nazeing, Essex.  25 yards Midland Style myrobalan ( prunus cerasifera ) hedge
Myrobalan (cherry plum) hedge before laying
Work in progress
This is the same section shown in the before picture above left


 

Winslow, Bucks.  260 yards Midland Style hedge.  Hawthorn, blackthorn, elm, field maple, crab apple, ash
There is lots of tall elm in this section
As standard, all the elm is laid else coppiced
The tree in the centre is a lovely specimen crab apple Crab apple, ash, field maple and various blackthorn and hawthorn were all tidied and left as trees
The large ash tree on the right is the same tree on the right in the adjacent picture The large ash tree on the right is the same tree on the right in the adjacent picture