Late winter is the perfect time for tree work, whilst they still stand dormant, their sap not yet rising nor the nesting season underway. We have been creating a barrier of living hazel trees behind the tennis court – to foil dogs trying to escape or locals thinking of venturing in. This is the ancient art of hedge laying – cutting small trees almost all the way until they start to split and then laying them down at a slight upward angle.
It was a Monday lunchtime, what feels like a long, long time ago. The sky was blue, the grass green and the hedges bursting with blackberries and damsons. Since that confusing day, approximately 5 months have gone by.
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