Skip to content
Archive of posts tagged hazel

(H)edging upwards

by Rod Kebble In November 2007, the conservation volunteers began planting a hedge along the north and west sides of Reeds Left Field. The soil is sandy and along the north side the hedge plants compete for water with a line of trees that also act as umbrellas, stopping the plants from receiving rainwater. The […]

A tale of two hedges

by Rod Kebble The hedge planting begun in January has at last been finished and blossom is beginning to appear on the new plants, particularly the hazel and the hawthorn. The last of the plants have been used to fill gaps in the hedge planted in Reeds Left Field in November 2007, caused by plants […]

Hedge fun

by Rod Kebble Well, if you’ve read the end of the post for the working party of 7th January, it turns out that Brian Lavers and Mike Clear were both right. The volunteers were to plant a 50-metre hedge today and, yes, the total length will eventually be some 200 metres, finishing just short (because […]