Paul Blissett Hedgelaying

30 years hedging in Bucks, Beds & Herts
Twelve miles of hedge laid since 2000
The first and largest hedgelaying website

March 2002

BTCV Prestwood hedgelaying training course. 50 yards hazel and thorn hedge. Midland Style.

General view from field before laying
View of completed lower section from field
This section comprises just three large stools of hazel Tapered end section, predominantly hazel


Stewkley.  37 yards field maple, hawthorn, blackthorn laid South of England style
About as far gone as a hedge can get!
Same hedge as picture on left looking from other direction
Laying the hedge and reclaiming the view and what a view! Finished hedge from lower side


Ampthill. 67 yards hawthorn hedge by A507 trunk road.  Midland style.
General view of this very overgrown hawthorn hedge before laying
And this is how it ended up!
Standing by the best bit!


Luton. 24 yards myrobalan hedge.  South of England style.
Very tall myrobalan and soon to be severely pruned buddleia
Completed South of England hedge - the path was almost invisible in the before picture
Completed hedge from other direction


Cotton End.  17 yards blackthorn hedge.  Midland style.
General view of hedge before laying
Completed South of England hedge


55 yards hawthorn and blackthorn.  Midland Style
General view before laying Part way through laying!
Plenty of brush on field side of this Midland hedge protecting regrowth from grazing Finished view of hedge


Stoke Hammond.  52 yards hawthorn hedge.  South of England Style
Dense single row hawthorn has not been laid before but has been machine cut at 3 ft and latterly topped General view, work in progress
Other side of hedge has same appearance on a South of England hedge
Making an 8ft length of hedge from a single hawthorn - before
Making an 8ft length of hedge from a single hawthorn - hey presto!