Heart of England Hedge Laying Group Documentation

Over time, we hope to buid up a repository of documents that will act as a source of practical information and reference. This will inevitably take time and will develop slowly.

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Admin

This is the constitution of the group that was adopted on 16th Octobr 2018

Admin

Use this form to apply for membership. At present we are avoiding using online data entry so you will need to print it off and fill in. You can then either post it or photograph and email. Details on form.

Admin

Statement from the committee regarding plans for when Covid-19 restrictions are relaxed.

All styles

Basic step-by-step instructions for pleaching a simple stem.

All styles

A YouTube video showing a few different styles and featuring some of Rob Thompson's work amongst others.

All styles

Root Laying. An example from Graham Teece of laying an awkward stem using a suitable root.

All styles

Gap Filling. Filling a gap using a reverse-pleached stem. Graham Teece.

All styles

Gap Filling. Filling a gap using a convenient old pleacher. Graham Teece.

All styles

This is the first part of the 2008 video from Hedgelink, featuring Nigel Adams. It is full of good information about the whys and wherefors of hedgerow management.

All styles

A more recent video from Nigel Adams, who explains aspects of Hedgerow Management and lays a hedge in South of England style.

Midland

Binding. Step-by-step instructions from Rob Thompson for binding a Midland-style hedge.

Midland

A video from Philip Rowell showing a head-cam view of putting a Midland style binding onto a hedge.

Staffordshire

Graham Teece lays a young hedge in the Staffordshire style.