Hedgerow blackthorn blossom provide early nectar for pollinating bees. Illustration: Michael Viney

Looking out from my desk through a skeletal weave of branches, I glimpse the white blur of a grazing ewe moving closely beyond the hedge, the patch of(...)

Destruction of hedges and verges in Co Meath. Photograph: James McConnell

Even though they can look nice and green, surveys of hedgerows in 15 counties and regions have found that the majority are in a poor condition and wil(...)

Save the hedge: home to birds, bats, insects and small animals.

A drive to protect our hedgerows has begun with the launch of a national hedgerow database which will allow people to record details about hedgerows i(...)