Weleda Garden - Spring

Spring 2013

Spring is rapidly coming towards us, but until it arrives we've found time to get a 'bit' of hedgelaying done. We have a 100 metre Hawthorn hedge on one of our boundaries that we think is at least 100 years old.

It's important to do this work while the trees are still dormant, before the sap starts to rise. Laying the hedge will improve our site security, but will also rejuvenate the hedge.

It will send new vigorous growth up from the base, so we will hopefully be harvesting plenty of berries next autumn. Hawthorn is a traditional herbal remedy for the heart and circulation.

Above you can see the before and to the left the after photos I took this morning.