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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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.
All this had passed and the time of fall had come, bringing with it its own pleasures and joyousness; for now, when the harvest was gathered home, merry bands of gleaners roamed the country about, singing along the roads in the daytime, and sleeping beneath the hedgerows and the hay-ricks at night.
But it was great fun, rushing along the hedgerows, and discharging stone after stone at blackbirds and chaffinches, though no result in the shape of slaughtered birds was obtained; and Arthur soon entered into it, and rushed to head back the birds, and shouted, and threw, and tumbled into ditches, and over and through hedges, as wild as the Madman himself.
Gareth Evans, Project Officer from Keep Wales Tidy, explains how work to rejuvenate and extend the hedgerow network on Anglesey is taking shape under National Lottery funding.
In addition, a native hedgerow supports a wide range of wildlife, from bees, butterflies and birds to badgers and bats.
However, given the rural setting, it struck me as an opportunity to plant a native hedgerow.
A hedgerow bordering an almond orchard in Yolo County has been planted with native flowering shrubs and a forb understory of annual and perennial wildflowers.
Cast pup toward the hedgerow, taking a large, firm step toward the hedgerow as you give pup an easy-to-see hand signal.
A century earlier, hedgerow science that had focused on European hawthorns had found its way to the Great Plains of North America.
FARMERS are being warned they face large fines if they fail to get a licence for hedgerow cutting.
The Natural History Museum estimates that on average, 8,000 kilometres of hedgerow were dug up annually during the first 20 years after the end of the Second World War.