An exhibit celebrating and sharing all things hedge; from biodiversity, management, to historic element and everything in between. Updated by the FWAG SW Somerset team.
This blog will be running throughout 2020 and will be updated each month.
All our blog posts are written by advisers, trustees, farmers and members. These posts express the opinions of the writer and are not necessarily the views of FWAG SW. We welcome you to interact with us by commenting on these posts and sharing your thoughts and opinions, these topics are all open for discussion! See you in the comments...
Hawthorn trees can typically live up to 250 years, however, one of the oldest specimens found in Nolfolk named “The Hethel Old Thorn”, is reputed to be over 700 years old. Click here to find out more about this hedgerow species...
Dog’s Mercury (Mercurialis perennis) is commonly found in the shaded understory of hedges and on hedge banks.
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Hedgerows are an iconic part of Somerset’s landscapes, whether standing on Exmoor, the Blackdown Hills, or on the lower reaches of the vales.