November 2001. Eversholt, Beds.  120 yards elm, hawthorn, blackthorn, hazel. Midland style.
This is the hedge on the right before laying
This is the hedge on the left after laying
Large stool of hazel laid in both directions to fill in a large gap Obliging riders have stopped for a chat in the background for atmosphere!

 
November 2001. BTCV Marlow. 57 yards Midland and South of England style hazel hedge.
End of hazel hedge before laying
End of hedge laid Midland style
This short strech of plum was laid South of England style for variety! As well as laying hedges time is also found to have jacket potatoes and chestnuts by the fire with some eyecatching headgear
Detail of finished hedge The obligatory volunteers in front of the finished hedge shot!

 
November 2001. BTCV Wing. 57 yards Midland style hawthorn hedge
Intial clearing out - fighting through the bramble to reach the hedge!
Putting on the Midland binding
General view of finished hedge with selected hawthorn, plum and sycamore left as trees Detail of finished hedge
One years blackthorn regrowth on section laid last season

 
November 2001. Woburn, Beds.  120 yards hawthorn. South of England style.
Orchard side before laying
Orchard side, partly laid
Orchard side completed Hedging round the first of the two corners
View from front before laying View from front after laying
Tapered end of hedge
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