Hedgelaying at Skyegrove

Hedgelaying at Skyegrove

We prefer to lay hedges at Skyegrove instead of flailing. It provides more thickness for cover and more flower and fruit from older growth for wildlife.

Hedgelaying at Skyegrove

This was a nice stretch of Hazel, which was a pleasure. Especially as the rain had finally stopped!

Hedge Laying at Skyegrove

hedge-layingHedge laying has started at Skyegrove. Thanks to the enthusiasm of Adrian and Barry.

Barry is comfortable using a hand axe and saw rather than bill hooks and a clean tidy finish indeed. ends up being a double hedge either side of top of bank held in by crooks cut from laid material