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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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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Video
Rural
From: Philip Rowell

Hedgelaying with chainsaw

Hedgelaying with chainsaw

Hedgelaying pleaching with hand tools and with chainsaw

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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: BHHA

Other Styles of Hedgelaying

Photos and descriptions of some of the many geographical styes of traditional hedgelaying

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Course
Rural
From: Cafre

Hedge Laying

Practical training course demonstrating the skills and techniques involved with hedgelaying

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Practical learning
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Audience level: Professional
Video
Rural
From: Philip Rowell

Hedge-Laying Basic Binding (Midlands style)

Hedge-laying Basic Binding (Midlands style)

Video demonstrating how to bind a layed hedge

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: Rural Payments and Services

Management or restoration of hedgerows

Government scheme to fund restoration and active management of hedges as a habitat for wildlife and/or a landscape feature

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Book - Paperback
Rural, Urban
From: Alan Brooks

Hedging

A Practical Handbook

A handbook on hedgerow management, designed to be used by those interested in creating and maintaining hedgerows

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Video
Rural
From: Moor Meadows

Part 2- Laying a hedge

Hedge-laying expert Tom Hynes demonstrates a step-by-step guide to laying a hedge

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Video
Rural
From: Philip Rowell

Hedge-laying Yorkshire style

Hedge-laying Yorkshire style

Video showing evidence that the Yorkshire style of hedgelaying was layed back in the day

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Hedgerow management

Brief guide to management of rural hedgerows for benefits to wildlife

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional