The Hedgelayer

  • Two Hedge layers. They are cutting the branches near the base and bending them over. Next spring lots of new shoots will grow straight up from the laid branches. This is an old method for making a good thick living barrier to keep stock in and deer out.  Hedges are also a good habitat for wildlife.  People with traditional skills like this help keep the Quantocks special.
    Two Hedge layers. They are cutting the branches near the base and bending them over. Next spring lots of new shoots will grow straight up from the laid branches. This is an old method for making a good thick living barrier to keep stock in and deer out. Hedges are also a good habitat for wildlife. People with traditional skills like this help keep the Quantocks special.