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Guide
Rural

Healthy Hedges Trimming Guide

Trimming hedges keeps them healthy with thick new growth and no gaps

A straightforward no nonsense single-sided guidance note on hedge trimming for farmers and contractors developed by Simeon Day (FWAGSW) with help from hedge group members.

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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Rural

Britain’s hedges need to grow up! Harnessing the full potential of our hedgerows

Hedgerow trimming for wildlife, carbon and farming

Article by Colin Clutterbuck for the National Hedge Laying Society newsletter outlining exciting and innovative way of trimming to create a hedgerow shape excellent for…

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Rural
From: Rural Payments Agency

Guide to Cross Compliance in England 2021

GAEC 7a: Boundaries

Government guide to cross compliance with boundaries in England in 2021

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Audience level: Professional
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Garden

Royal Horticultural Society

Inspiring everyone to grow

Practical advice on managing garden hedges for wildlife and amenity

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: Hedgelink

The hedgerow management cycle

This leaflet describes how to make cost effective decisions about hedgerow management and ensure the hedge has a long and healthy future

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Video
Rural
From: PTESwildlifevideos

Hedgerow management, “A Cut above the Rest”, Part 1

Hedgerow management, "A Cut above the Rest", Part 1

Informational video to help us keep our rich hedgerow heritage healthy and relevant to the modern world

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Audience level: General
Guide
Garden

Best hedges for wildlife

Advice on managing garden hedges for wildlife

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Guide
Rural
From: Farm Wildlife

Case Study: Managing hedges on an extended rotation

Fraser Hugill discusses how he manages farm hedges on extended rotation and the equipment he uses to carry this out

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Audience level: Professional
Podcast
Rural
From: Championing our Farmed Environment

Let’s Talk Managing Hedges for Pollinators

A podcast that discusses how to manage hedgerows and what makes a hedgerow good for pollinators

A talk between a farmer and entomologist about managing hedges for pollinators

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Rural

Hedgerows and Hedgerow Trees

Wood Wise: Woodland Conservation News

Special issue of the Woodland Conservation News magazine on hedgerows and hedgerow trees

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional