Hedgelaying courses and workshops across the UK. Learn how to correctly lay hedges to protect the flora, fauna and wildlife our our countryside. Laid hedges not only look beautiful; they also create effective natural boundaries.
This is a hands on practical course on woodland management.
We will look at restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland. The courses include preparation of the work area, tool use and care, coppice restoration, working methods, material selection, storage. We will be discussing -
Developing a coppice rotation
Felling and processing
Understanding stool density
layering and planting
Coppicing for economic and wildlife benefit
This one day coppicing course is an introduction...
- Next course on 10th November 2018
You will learn the traditional art of hedge laying by tackling a hedge with the aim of completing a small section from start to finish.
The course will cover the fundamentals of hedge laying and all the necessary skills and techniques that are required for successful hedge laying.
We will lay the hedge in the Midlands style, as this is the most generic style and most widespread, but an overview of the different styles of...
A very practical, hands-on two days learning to lay a Midland style hedge with expert Clive Leeke. Find out all about this traditional skill on the job. Perfect for beginners and those who wish to gain more experience.
This is a 2 day practical course covering all aspects of hedge laying including:
- Identify different hedge laying styles
- Identify suitable hedge species
- Undertake the different stages of hedge laying, pleaching, stacking and binding
- Lay a number of hedges of different sizes types and ages
- Use and maintain the different hand tools needed in hedge laying
Karl is a professional full time hedge layer with over 30 years experience and...