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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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Informational learning
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Audience level: Professional
Video
Garden, Urban
From: The Tree Council

Hedge Talks: Hedges, homes and us – what hedgerows do for us and what we can do for them

Hedgerows are the hidden heroes of our towns and cities. They clean pollution from the air we breathe, capture carbon, provide a home for wildlife…

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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Guide
Garden

Best hedges for wildlife

Advice on managing garden hedges for wildlife

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Book - Hardcover
Rural
From: Murray Maclean

Hedges and Hedgelaying

A Guide to Planting, Management and Conservation

An illustrated guide for managing and preserving hedgerows

May require purchase
Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Durham Hedgerow Partnership

Field Boundaries Technical Advice Sheet 2

Hedge Planting and Restoration

Guidance on the correct planning and planting of trees to increase the success rate of tree planting schemes

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Informational learning
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Audience level: Professional
Website
Garden, Rural

Devon Hedge Group

Protecting and promoting Devon's world-class hedges

Provides guidance and training from experts on hedge management and influences policy and funding to benefit hedges

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Informational learning
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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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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Guide
Garden, Urban
From: Habitat Aid

Planting Native Hedges: Why and How To

Why and how should you plant a hedge using native British plants

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Countryside Stewardship

BN11: Planting new hedges

Government guide to the eligibility and requirements for the planting new hedges item

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Informational learning
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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: The Tree Council

Tree and hedge planting – A step-by-step guide

This guide contains helpful tips and information about the main things to think about when planting trees and hedges

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Informational learning
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Audience level: General