The Forestry Forum is sponsored in part by:

iDRY Vacuum Kilns


Forestry Forum
Sponsored by:


TimberKing Sawmills



Toll Free 1-800-582-0470

LogRite Tools



Norwood Industries Inc.




Your source for Portable Sawmills, Edgers, Resaws, Sharpeners, Setters, Bandsaw Blades and Sawmill Parts

EZ Boardwalk Sawmills. More Saw For Less Money!

STIHLDealers.com sponsored by Northeast STIHL


Woodland Sawmills

Peterson Swingmills

 KASCO SharpTech WoodMaxx Blades

Turbosawmill

Sawmill Exchange

Michigan Firewood, your BRUTE FORCE Authorized Dealer

FARMA


Baker Products

ECHO-Bearcat

iDRY Wood Lumber Vacuum Drying for everyon

Baltic Abrasives Technologies Nyle Kiln Dry Systems




Author Topic: End of another season of Hedgelaying  (Read 927 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Dorset

  • member
  • *
  • Posts: 18
  • Location: South West England UK
  • Hello from South West England UK
    • Share Post
    • Dorset Hedgelayer
Re: End of another season of Hedgelaying
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2019, 11:08:38 AM »
All commercial cutters use a saw, as time is money,  BUT depending on the size of the stems sometimes its just as, if not quicker to use a bill hook or axe and of course quieter, which is nice. Many times it will look so drastic at first but in the long run its very beneficial for all the reasons said before.

As best as possible you want the hedge about 9 foot high and over I say, so long as you can bring it down safely it doesn't make how tall it is not forgetting it is at least held (hopefully) at the base
 
Also dont try to lay everything look down the hedge line anything not in line , 


In this picture you can see how high and wide the hedge is, but look between the 2 trees to the left hand side thats the finished hedge. With the suckers growing out from the hedge cut off there only get in your way, clear out bramble, grasses, nettles etc

in these next 2 you can see the land gained even in this small garden. The yellow circle marks the same bit of granite . Nice job in France 




The laying season here in the UK is roughly September to end of March maybe creep into April depending on spring growth and nesting birds.

cheers Russell
Russell
Dorset Hedgelayer ? Hedge Laying,
Echo 390ESX, Stihl 150 Elwell3807#2,  Morris Yorkshire


Share via delicious Share via digg Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via pinterest Share via reddit Share via stumble Share via tumblr Share via twitter

moved
MOVED: End of another season of Hedgelaying

Started by WDH on Forestry and Logging

0 Replies
151 Views
Last post May 15, 2019, 08:31:28 PM
by WDH
xx
hedgelaying usa

Started by Butlerslogs on Forestry and Logging

15 Replies
2740 Views
Last post January 06, 2015, 06:13:17 PM
by rjdankert
xx
hedgelaying

Started by Butlerslogs on Forestry and Logging

12 Replies
2138 Views
Last post January 10, 2015, 03:03:58 PM
by kwendt
xx
Hedgelaying , work/training traveling

Started by Dorset on Travel Guide

2 Replies
195 Views
Last post May 28, 2019, 05:18:55 PM
by Dorset
 


Powered by EzPortal