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80-metre sprint in hedge race

by Rod Kebble Seven CRT volunteers turned out on Thursday 23rd February to take part in one of the Pierrepont conservation group’s irregular mid-week working parties. This time the aim was to finish planting the hedge on the Silage Field side of the farm road, between the cattle grids and the post-and-rail fence put up […]

Bullish day for hedging

by Rod Kebble The ground now having thawed out, the working party on 18th February was devoted to putting more hedge plants in the earth and a further fifty metres or so were planted. The procedure was the same as described in an earlier post, except this time the watering was left until last. As […]

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 […]