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Hedgerow Week 2022 - Best Practice Hedge Cutting event

Event Time 11am
Venue Gurteen College, Ballingarry, Roscrea, Co Tipperary. Eircode: E53 TP93
Hedgerow Week 2022 - Best Practice Hedge Cutting - takes place from Friday, 26th August – Friday 2nd September.

On Thursday, 1st September at 11am, join us in Gurteen Agricultural College, Co. Tipperary for a Best Practice Hedge Cutting event. There will be live demonstrations from contractors who will highlight the best practice in hedge cutting. Hedgerow management is coming increasingly important due to the role that they play in biodiversity and carbon. College farms can play a leading role in Best practice.

The demonstrations will show: 

  • Coppicing upside –down toilet-brush hedges
  • Retaining thorn saplings in a Topped hedge when hedge cutting
  • Using compostable film to develop a dense base on new hedges

Hedgerow Week 2022

The theme of Hedgerow Week 2022 is 'Best Practice Hedge Cutting'. Hedgerow Week 2022 consists of a series of public in person and virtual events. Hedgerow Week 2022 takes place from Friday, 26th August – Friday 2nd September, to coincide with the opening of the hedge cutting season on 1 September.

Find out more about Hedgerow Week here