hedgerow

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hedgerow

a row of shrubs that forms a habitat similar to a natural woodland edge, planted to form a division between two pieces of land.
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By this time high noontide had come, yet they had met no guest such as was worth their while to take back to Sherwood; so, coming at last to a certain spot where a shrine stood at the crossing of two roads, Robin called upon them to stop, for here on either side was shelter of high hedgerows, behind which was good hiding, whence they could watch the roads at their ease, while they ate their midday meal.
In front of them, one of the highroads crawled up the steep hill and then dipped suddenly over its crest, sharp-cut with hedgerow and shaggy grass against the sky.
Then they examined the prizes, gathered up their things, and went off to the brook, where Martin swallowed huge draughts of water to get rid of the taste; and they visited the sedge-bird's nest, and from thence struck across the country in high glee, beating the hedges and brakes as they went along; and Arthur at last, to his intense delight, was allowed to climb a small hedgerow oak for a magpie's nest with Tom, who kept all round him like a mother, and showed him where to hold and how to throw his weight; and though he was in a great fright, didn't show it, and was applauded by all for his lissomness.
As linear features providing connectivity across the landscape, hedgerows are an important habitat for wildlife movement as well as for food and shelter.
As these hedgerows crisscross Britain through farms and gardens, they form wildlife corridors which are essential for a healthy ecology.
As these hedgerows criss-cross Britain through farms and gardens, they form wildlife corridors which are essential for a healthy ecology.
Restoring field edges, by creating hedgerows or other habitat plantings, diversifies farms without taking land out of production (Long and Anderson 2010; Williams et al.
Quantity or scope: The works are divided into one firm phase and four conditional tranches: - Tranche ferme: supply and plantations including land preparation - quantities: websites Aizelles: 254 m of hedgerows and grassy strips, sites and Guiscard Quesmy: 1086 m hurdles and 683 m of grass strips.
Birds can also be used to strengthen pup's ability to work hedgerows, tree lines and take hand signals.
But he shows in Hawthorn that outward drawbacks conceal attributes that people have exploited for centuries in iron-forging, weaponry, medicine and above all, the growing of hedgerows.
Maintenance of hedgerows is required under agri-environmental schemes but work must take place before September 1 and getting a licence can take 10 weeks.