Hedge Steeping (Laying)

Saturday 28th September 2024

Ide, Nr Exeter

Instructor: Alan Cooper

Hedge laying (steeping in Devon) is the traditional way of managing hedgerows. Using billhook, axe and saw, the stems are partially severed and bent over to form a living fence. There are many different styles of hedgelaying, the Devon way is to create a low and thick hedge along the top of a large bank. This course is suitable for budding hedgers of all skill levels or none.

Cost: £35 for members, £45 for non-members.

Membership: £20 per year, and covers all family members living at the same address. Membership runs from beginning of April for one year. If you sign up after the 1st of January you will get 3 months for free. You can sign up for membership and pay for your course at the same time.

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