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Hedges in gardens and allotments

Blossom, berries, birdsong and bees, hedges are a natural fit for domestic and public gardens and thriving community open spaces. This video taster introduces their benefits and how every metre of new hedgerow counts.

Key resources


Best Hedges for your garden

Video discussing the advantages and disadvantages of different trees and shrubs for garden hedges

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Hedge cutting and nesting birds

A web-article on the laws regarding hedge cutting and how to avoid damaging active birds' nests

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Looking for something more specific?

The Hedge Hub is the 'go to' place for anyone seeking hedgerow learning and guidance, with over 400 searchable resources. You can also search the Research Database which has another 800+ research papers on hedgerow related topics.

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