Introduction to Hedge Laying with Hand Tools

hedge1 – 4 days a week

Fascinating course introducing hedge laying: history and tradition, biodiversity, techniques. Course includes Tools and safety: hedge laying tools, safe use, and maintenance, learning safe and effective techniques to start laying stems. Using deadwood to protect new growth, using stakes, root laying, trimming – you will learn and use this ancient craft – the longer the course, the more time to practice and hone techniques and complete a section of hedge to a good level of competence.

This will be 8 persons maximum for each course at 10am – 3pm daily meeting at the Riverside Centre – £25 per person All tools provided – we recommend stout clothing appropriate to the weather on the day with gloves.