Volunteers sought for hedge laying in Brockwell Park

If you have read our blogs on hedging and fancy a go, here’s your chance!

Brockwell Park Community Partners

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A group of volunteers planted 177 metres of mixed native hedging in 2004/05 as the first part of our Biodiversity Hedge to help enrich wildlife habitat in our park.

We are now going to lay these original hedge saplings, which is a method of encouraging the hedge to thicken and grow nearer the ground so as to provide protection for wildlife. So we have organised a marathon hedge laying week! We need you!

We will be starting by the Tulse hill entrance (opposite pond three), and working up toward the end of the Brockwell Gate Estate. There will be skilled hedge layers to guide us on each day using natural materials. All the tools and bindings will be supplied. Would you like to come along for the experience?

There will be work to suit all levels of fitness and experience. We will be there all day from 10.30am to 3.30pm…

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