Native Irish Hedge

The Humble Irish Hedge: Rich with Rewards and how to integrate and successfully design with key native species within our green spaces.

Deeply rooted in our histories, culture and folklore, the humble hedge can be dated back to the Neolithic and Bronze ages. Viewed from above they fondly interweave and traverse the rich and varied landscapes demarcating and announcing where lands begin and end. Childhood memories conjure up visions of the variety of textures, intertwining climbing branches adorned with tiny thorns that catch us occasionally as we pass by.  The green backdrop enhances the splashes of floral colour providing delicious inviting scents that linger long into the late summer evenings. The promise of...

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