Coppicing hazel in Stewkley
Hazel coppice.
              Stool on right shows one year's growth Coppicing
              produce. Hedging stakes and binders. Behind the seat is a
              section of hurdle also from coppice.

Barton hedgelaying competition, 10 yards, Midland style, Cambs
View before laying
              .... Same section after
              laying. Trunk of retained ash tree on right.
Close up of
              completed hedge
Stumps cut with a
              billhook for both a cleaner and steeper cut than sawing.
   

Mock Orange, Philadelphus, 11 yards, South of England Style, Cheddington
View before laying .... .... and
              afterwards.
View before laying.... .... and laid. Excess brush in foreground.


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