Hedge Maintenance

A recently planted farm hedge with canes and spirals to protect the plants. The planting strip has been prepared by knapsack spraying to control weeds.

The following three photographs are of the same length of hedge at Gills Farm, Thixendale (please click on a picture to see a larger image).

Overgrown and in danger of being suffocated with weeds - 24 Sep 2008
After treatment to kill grass weeds
- 19 Mar 2009
Hedge starting on the road to recovery
- 17 Jun 2009


Knapsack spraying to control weeds alongside an established hedge. (hedge planted 2007).
A hedge also planted 2007 but with no maintenance to control weeds.