44 yards mixed maiden hedge, Little Marlow, Midland style
This hedge was about 12 years old and is being laid for the first time
Start of hedge
              before... ...and after
Looking
              back to start of hedge


End of hedge
              before... ...and trimmed
              ready for laying
...and
              complete
Regrowth a year later
Another view of regrowth a year
              later


103 yards hawthorn, plum and holly hedge with ash and field maple standards, Little Gaddesden
This old and long neglected hedge was laid using live stakes for strength and economy. The intention is to further thicken it with selected planting where there are gaps with no signs of holly or plum (which sucker and so fill in gaps naturally)
Initial view
              from first ash tree back to start of hedge Initial section, cattle browsing the laid hedge
Initial
              section complete, browsed but still intact


Intial section before laying
Initial section after laying


First group of ash before hedge
              laid
First group of ash after hedge
              laid


Work in progress
Several tall holly left to grow on
              as trees


General
              view of completed hedge


Unidentified fungus growing quite extensively on this
              site


Burwash Manor Championships, 10 yards South of England
This tall old hedge made a reasonable laid hedge
My section before My section complete


National Championships, Waddesdon, Bucks, my Midland style section
Maiden mixed hedge with quite a bit of field maple which was outgrowing everything else in the hedge by miles
My section before laying
My section complete
Another view of my completed section

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