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Hedge Laying Course

1 March, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 2 March, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

hedge laying with Jeremy Weiss at Pentillie Estate

A unique opportunity to learn the ancient art of hedge laying at Pentillie Estate.

In partnership with the Tamar Valley AONB’s Farming in Protected Landscapes programme.

Led by Jeremy Weiss, an experienced hedge laying instructor.

Highly practical, hands-on, 2-day course. You will learn the proper care of hand tools, tool sharpening, safety considerations, cutting and laying the hedge, securing the hedge using natural crook and species ID.

In addition, you will explore the alternatives to hedge laying, restoring badly neglected hedges, the cultural, historical and environmental importance of hedges, the hedge as a resource and the use of brash to make biochar.

For further details and how to book – https://www.pentillie.co.uk/whats-on/hedge-laying-courses

image – courtesy of Pentillie Castle & Estate. A hedge laid by attendees on a previous course ran by Jeremy Weiss.

Details

Start:
1 March, 2023 @ 9:00 am
End:
2 March, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

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