Living life on the hedge – the country practice that has protected the environment for centuries

It is said that when the Romans invaded Britain, they were most unimpressed by the thick hedges impeding their progress. To this day, farmers continue to use the ancient art of hedge laying to stock-proof their fields. Unlike mechanical hedge-trimming methods favoured for their speed and convenience, it is a process that not only tidies … Continue reading Living life on the hedge – the country practice that has protected the environment for centuries