Replanting hedgerows using permaculture design | Permaculture Magazine

Via Scoop.itPermaculture Design Review

Hedgelaying is an ancient and time-honoured skill, but what if hedgerow plants could be selected by applying permaculture thinking and techniques? The first hedge we tackled was predominantly 30-year-old unruly, and entirely sheep porous, hazel. After thinning and laying, the hedge is now stock proof; the hazel is rejuvenated and along its length are plums, apples, pears, cherries, mulberries, quinces and a couple of sweet chestnuts.