Hedgerow Fruits

Habitats_hedgerowsThe hedgerows of England, Wales, and Scotland – wildly diverse and some ancient (officially defined as having been in existence before the Enclosures Acts, which mostly passed between 1720 and 1840), says DEFRA, the UK’s Department of Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs, who should know. Ancient practices of hedge laying , the cutting, bending, and weaving branches to thicken them. Hedges are recently protected if they are older than 30 years old, more than 20 meters long, connect to other hedges, or enclose horses, donkeys, or mules.

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