Tag Archives: hedge laying

Snowy Hedge-Laying on the Cove Brook

Yesterday the volunteers joined Sam and I to lay a hedge in the Birch Brook Reserve on the Cove Brook. Last year we laid the hedge to the right of the gate to open up the view to visitors and provide a … Continue reading

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Heartening Hedge-Laying

Yesterday Jenny, Sam and I completed the hedge-laying we started on Sunday at Moor Green lakes, with a huge turnout of 39 volunteers over the two tasks. We worked on the hedge between the footpath and bridleway down towards the Blackwater River, laying … Continue reading

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Hedge-laying complete at Moor Green Lakes

Last week six volunteer leaders and students joined Jenny and I to finish off the hedge-laying at Moor Green Lakes. Everyone did a fantastic job building on the section we’d already laid with the volunteers on the 31st January task. Over … Continue reading

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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. It was a fantastic help having some of our experienced volunteers along … Continue reading

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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. It turns out that Tony … Continue reading

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Runfold tidy

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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