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The Conservation Volunteers - Hedgelaying at Whitmuir

27th February - 28th February
Places left on this 2 day hedge laying course

Dates: Thursday 27th & Friday 28th February.

Times 10am to 4pm

you will gain the practical skills and confidence you need to lay an overgrown hedge. You will be taught the correct and safe methods of using hand tools and have an understanding of the history, function, ecology and conservation of hedgerows. You will learn about weed
control, trimming and withstanding grazing.

Your guide over the two days is Peter Holmes, who has 16 years practical experience of managing wild habitats and undertaking conservation work.

This is physical work – no experience is required, but be dressed to work outside.

The course is located on a working organic farm just south of Penicuik with a farm

shop and restaurant – Whitmuir Farm, Lamancha, West Linton, EH46 7BB


Cost for the 2 day course is £75, organic lunch provided.

please book through TCV at scotland-training@tcv.org.uk or call 01786 479697.

Visit the link below for more details


Website: courses.tcv.org.uk/shop/stock?l=level4;lid=25;sid=10103
Attached File: happy hedgelaying Feb 2014.pdf
 
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