hedge laying


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hedge laying

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(Agriculture) the art or practice of making or maintaining a hedge by cutting branches partway through, laying them horizontally, and pegging them in position in order to create a strong thick hedge
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As well as four hedge laying classes, there will be 11 ploughing competitions offering qualification to the 2017 World Contest in Kenya.
Syngenta also has a huge community engagement programme while town centre McDonald's staff swapped burger flipping for tree planting, hedge laying and other horticultural tasks.
Standard payment rates are fixed for the capital items that can be applied for, including hedge laying or coppicing, hedgerow restoration through gapping up, stone-faced bank repair and stone wall restoration, which can include a wall top wiring supplement.
Despite | rushing around with bundles of twiggy pea sticks (the leftovers from our hedge laying last winter) and attempting to prop up every prone stem in danger of being knocked over by unseasonably wild winds, parts of the garden are looking worse for wear.
DESPITE rushing around with bundles of twiggy pea sticks (the leftovers from our hedge laying last winter) and attempting to prop up every prone stem in danger of being knocked over by unseasonably wild winds, parts of the garden are looking worse for wear.
ANOTHER BLOW: Despite rushing around with bundles of twiggy pea sticks (the leftovers from our hedge laying last winter) and attempting to prop up every prone stem in danger of being knocked over by unseasonably wild winds, parts of the garden are looking worse for wear.
This year, members will be getting an accreditation for competing in competitions such as cookery, flower arranging and hedge laying - with more modules being launched in the coming year.
You can try your hand at hedge laying and coppicing as part of a schedule of activities designed to promote the upkeep of both urban and rural locations.
Left, Ellis Edwards of Llysfasi College of Agriculture, Ruthin, instructs his unemployed students in the dying art of hedge laying, in March 1985; right, Briony Roberts, secretary of the North Wales branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association looks on as Elfed Williams repairs a wall near Cerrigydrudion, in April 1988 Eifion Owen of Penygroes, highest placed Welsh competitor in the International Sheepdog Trials in Bala in September 1980 J Williams of Abbey Farm, Rhuddlan, competes in a ploughing contest in November 1955 week.
In Herefordshire, the Wild Herefordshire Project is improving nature reserves through such work as fencing, coppicing, hedge laying, hay cutting, pond clearance, and erecting bird and bat boxes.