Hedge laying courses
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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.
North Yorkshire - Next course on 17th February 2018
During this 2 day course we will teach you 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...
Cornwall - Next course on 16th December 2017
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 Pest control Coppicing for economic and wildlife benefit This one day coppicing course is an introduction...