Roadside pollard of willow trees in Warminster today
29 Jan 2018
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A trip to Glastonbury this week for an overdue pollard and hedge cut along the main road –
Before and after shots
There were two limes 70ft high, pollarded to 3 m at the previous pollard points; the hedge was a mix of all sorts of native species and was 70m long.
All to allow light and sun to reach the building.
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Trevor has been pollarding willows at Durrington for Wiltshire Wildlife Trust so they can use the branches and timber to reinforce the river banks
Durrington village lies about 2 miles north of Amesbury, 10 miles north of the city of Salisbury, and 2 1⁄2 miles northeast of the Stonehenge monument. It is on the eastern part of Salisbury Plain, the largest remaining area of chalk …
Rich, Matt and Geoff have been busy pollarding a hornbeam in Burbage, in the Vale of Pewsey.
Pollarding is a pruning system in which the upper branches of a tree are removed, promoting a dense head of foliage and branches. It has been common in Europe since medieval times and is practised today in urban areas worldwide, primarily to maintain trees at a predetermined height.
Pollarding is a method of pruning that keeps trees and shrubs smaller than they would naturally grow.
The image shows Tom putting the finishing touches to a large willow Pollard on an SSSI clearance project.
Sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs) are protected by law to conserve their wildlife or geology.
Natural England can identify land you own or occupy as an SSSI – this is called being designated.
Check out the gov.uk website to see how you are affected. Link here.
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