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Layering a Hedge, Aberystwyth University Farm, Trawscoed, Ceredigion, West Wales
Hedge laying is a country skill, typically found in the United Kingdom and Ireland, which, through the creation and maintenance of hedges, achieves:<br />
 - the formation of livestock-proof barriers;<br />
 - rejuvenation of existing hedgerows, by encouraging them to put on new growth<br />
helping to improve their overall structure and strength, affording greater weather protection to crops and wildlife;<br />
 - provision of aesthetically pleasing screens to fields and gardens.<br />
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This hedge is being layed on The Aberystwyth University Farm Trawscoed, Llanafan, Ceredigion, West Wales.<br />
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Stock photo by Paddy Bergin