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Gardens are the best of england and I love the way you look after plantas and Mazes are just unique.

Comment on Hedges posted 2006-09-14 by Ricardo oporto from Valdivia, CHILE


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Hedgerows and the winding country lanes alongside them are unique to England; they set apart 'countryside and 'city'; they provide intrigue and privacy. There is nothing quite like the hedgerows and lanes of England!

Comment on Hedges posted 2006-08-17 by Pamela Bates from Victoria, BC


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When most of us think of England we remember the well ordered landscape and the fields bordered with hedgerows. Can't think of anywhere else that makes such common usage of the hedge.

Comment on Hedges posted 2006-08-11 by Peter Brigden from Vancouver, BC, Canada


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Trespassers will be prosecuted. It's my property. An essential part of English freedom.

Comment on Hedges posted 2006-08-07 by iannis carras from Athens Greece


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'Hedges greatly contribute to the beauty and character of rural landscapes and are valuable habitats for wildlife. Their patterns stitch the characteristic patchwork quilt over the countryside and they are intimately connected with our history and ancestors.' (CPRE) They create a very traditional English scene: country lanes and fields framed by hedgerows which are adundant with beautiful flowers, dancing butterflies and the sound of birdsong... These hedgerows are part of our inheritance and they must be protected.

Comment on Hedges posted 2006-07-21 by Emma Marrington from Surrey


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Part of nature's heritage. Fields have long be divided by hedges of hawthorne or beech as a natural looking feature of our countryside

Comment on Hedges posted 2006-05-03 by Angela Wilson from Ruislip Middlesex


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I learned how to lay hedges up in the Pennines 20 years ago as a student, and I've applied it ever since. Hedging when done expertly looks absolutely beautiful; the way I do it it's rathermore amateurish, but almost anym able-bodied person can do it. It's a strange and wonderfully satisfying combination of hard physical labour, destruction and crrativity, leading to a useful stock-proof barrier and natural regeneration. We shouldn't forget that we've lost half the hedges we had in 1945 through active destruction and neglect - and with them the landscapes, wildfle and gistoircal siginificance they contained. Recently, the picture has improved, but it will take centures for new hedges to attain the beauty and ecological valiue that the more venerable ones have.

Comment on Hedges posted 2006-04-28 by Henry Oliver from London


Comment on The Hedge

Hedge Laying is a typical English country craft which has been practiced for over 1000 years. People who love the English Countryside will know and recognise the Skill, of the hedglayer and the beuty of a hedge which has been laid in the traditional way.

Comment on Hedges posted 2006-02-22 by Allan Portas from Bedfordshire


Comment on The Hedge

Hoskin's divided the English landscape into 'ancient' hedged areas, literally cut from the ancient wildwood and modern hedged areas that were planned and laid out in the patchwork pattern as part of the enclosure process. The Hedgebanks of the West Country are particularly distinctive...Hedges on banks Great Idea!

Comment on Hedges posted 2006-02-03 by Dave Dixon from Dorset


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It's one of things I think of first when I think of England and also one of the things that makes (or: made) English countryside special.

Comment on Hedges posted 2006-02-02 by B.Oskam from Nieuwegein - Holland


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