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Guide
Rural
From: CFE

Managing hedges to benefit pollinators

This guidance aims to make the most of hedges on farms by offering advice on how to manage them to maximise their value to pollinators

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
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
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
Guide
Garden, Urban
From: RHS

Best native shrubs for hedging

Helen Bostock from RHS Gardening Advice describes 10 great choices of native flowering and fruiting trees/shrubs for hedging

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: The Devon Hedge Group

Devon hedge creation

Instructions on how to construct and plant new turf faced Devon hedge banks

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Garden
From: The Devon Hedge Group

Devon hedges at home

The benefits of a garden hedge

A summary of the benefits a garden hedge can provide and some basic management tips

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: ORC

Hedgerow Biodiversity Protocol 2015 User Guide

A protocol for monitoring the impacts of harvesting hedges for woodfuel

Technical guide to help with decision making when planning hedgerow management for woodfuel

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Garden, Urban
From: Woodland Trust

Tree planting and care advice

12 activities to help you plant and look after your saplings

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Audience level: ChildrenGeneral
Guide
Rural

Aiming high for hedgerows

Full report for CPRE, the countryside charity

Read the full research report by the Organic Research Centre which explores where we should target hedgerow action in England. This research has been commissioned…

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Academic
Rural

Aiming high for hedgerows

Targeting hedgerow action in England

A CPRE summary of the Organic Research Centre’s report: Aiming high for hedgerows. The report explores where we should target hedgerow action in England.

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional