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Garden, Rural, Urban

Hedgerow Learning Guide 3 – Hedge planting and growing

Hedge planting and growing

This hedgerow learning guide outlines the 'what', 'where', 'when', 'why' and 'how' of hedgerow and hedgerow tree planting projects, as well as providing tips on…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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
Guide
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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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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Rural
From: National Biodiversity Data Centre

Managing Healthy Hedgerows

Tipperary Dairy Farmer, John Fogarty discusses the management of hedgerows on his farm.

Tipperary Dairy Farmer, John Fogarty discusses the management of hedgerows on his farm. In spring, Bees and other pollinators need to feed on the pollen…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Academic
Rural

Effects of hedgerow management and restoration on biodiversity – BD2114

Final Report

Hedgerows can provide key semi-natural habitat within intensively farmed landscapes, and can deliver habitat and resources for a range of important wildlife, in addition to…

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Audience level: Professional
Video
Rural
From: UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Improving hedgerow management

Jo Staley from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology discusses why hedgerow management is important and when is the best time to cut a hedge.

Jo Staley from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology discusses why hedgerow management is important and when is the best time to cut a…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Podcast
Rural
From: The Tree Council

Life On The Hedge – Growing a Greener Future

Want a career in nature but don’t know where to start? The Life On The Hedge podcast is for you.

Find out what it’s really like to have a career in nature from young people making a difference through jobs they love

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Podcast
Urban
From: The Tree Council

Life On The Hedge – Secrets of The City

Want a career in nature but don’t know where to start? The Life On The Hedge podcast is for you.

Hedgerows can play a huge part in keeping our towns and cities bursting with wildlife, whilst helping our physical and mental health too

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Podcast
Rural
From: The Tree Council

Life On The Hedge – How to Build a Landscape

Want a career in nature but don’t know where to start? The Life On The Hedge podcast is for you.

What is hedgelaying and how do you become a hedgelayer?

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Podcast
Rural, Urban
From: The Tree Council

Life On The Hedge – Creating and Protecting Our Future Forests

Want a career in nature but don’t know where to start? The Life On The Hedge podcast is for you.

Find out how a group of young scots and designing a forest of the future

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional