A Natural History of the Hedgerow: and ditches, dykes and by John Wright

By John Wright

It's tough to think about a extra integral image of the British nation-state than the British Hedgerow, bursting with blackberries, hazelnuts and sloes, and residential to oak and ash, box mice and butterflies. yet up to we would dream approximately foraging for mushrooms or amassing wayside nettles for soup, such a lot people are blind to relatively how profoundly hedgerows have formed the background of our panorama and our species.

One of Britain's top identified naturalists, John Wright introduces us to the average and cultural historical past of hedges (as good as ditches, dykes and dry stone partitions) - from the arriving of the 1st settlers within the British Isles to the fashionable day, once we have ultimately started to realize the significance of those designated ecosystems. His intimate wisdom of the geographical region and its population brings this consultant to lifestyles, no matter if discussing the talents and craft of hedge upkeep or the wealthy number of animals who name them domestic.

Informative, useful, exciting and richly illustrated in color all through, A average background of the Hedgerow is a e-book to stuff into your pocket for kingdom walks in each season, or to appreciate in iciness prior to a roaring fireplace.

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