The Craft Of Traditional Hedge Laying On Shaftesbury’s Laundry Lane

An award-winning traditional hedge layer has been working at the side of a house in Shaftesbury’s Laundry Lane.

Russell Woodham, who trades as the Dorset Hedge Layer, talks about his craft and how each area has a distinctive hedging style.

Russell Woodham

Russell says hedges are good for our environment, offering ‘motorways for mammals’ scurrying around North Dorset’s lanes.