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February 2018

45 yards hawthorn and plum, Eversholt, South of England style

This completed the hedge started by Greensand Trust volunteers on a course I tutored in November 2017

Before I started ...
 

... and afterwards. The left-leaning tree is in both pictures!
 

A tangled mass of hawthorn. Note the large gap to the left ...
 

... and laid. Gap filled. This was a lot of work.
 

The foreground shows the same section of hedge as the two previous images
 


13 yards mixed garden hedge, Midland style, Beacons Bottom

Earlier this season I had laid a hedge for this client's neighbour who then decided to have his done too!

Before ...
 

... and after
 

The binding on a Midland hedge is like the strands of a rope