In the news - hedgerows

It’ld also be good if we could stop flailing hedges to rags.

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I agree that hedgegrows are an overlooked resource. And, I’ve noticed a tendency for farmers to cut them as you might do a garden hedge.

Couldn’t agree more. As a cyclist I regard hedge-flailing season as puncture season. Hawthorn and rose are particular culprits.
I’ve also never understood why the damage caused by flailing doesn’t act more widely as an invitation to disease: any suggestions?

More here 3,000 kilometres cut in three years: Ireland's hedgerow heritage at risk