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HEDGELAYING Course - Ballyboughal

Updated: Jan 22

We have been asked to let you know about a HEDGELAYING Course will take place on Friday and Saturday 25/26 February with Neil Foulkes and Steve Bass - foremost experts in this craft in Ireland.

DATE: 25/26th February 2022

Meeting Point : Mace Shop in Ballyboughal at 10.00am Finish: 4.00pm Free lunch. Cost: €40. Enquiries: 0863638487 or lynchjustice@gmail.com

Hedge laying is the art of cutting hedgerow stems partly through near ground level so that they will bend without breaking and will continue to grow. The laid stems are arranged to form a stock proof barrier. New growth comes from the cut stump rejuvenating the hedge and thickening up the base.


Please spread the word to friends and gardeners as this is a wonderful opportunity to learn how to maintain hedges which are crucial for biodiversity.


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