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By John Wright

ISBN-10: 1846685532

ISBN-13: 9781846685538

It is hard to think about a extra necessary image of the British geographical region 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 accumulating wayside nettles for soup, so much people are blind to particularly how profoundly hedgerows have formed the background of our panorama and our fellow species.

One of Britain's top identified naturalists, John Wright introduces us to the ordinary and cultural background of hedges (as good as ditches, dykes and dry stone partitions) - from the coming of the 1st settlers within the British Isles to the trendy day, after we have ultimately started to realize the significance of those certain ecosystems. His intimate wisdom of the geographical region and its population brings this consultant to existence, even if discussing the abilities and craft of hedge upkeep or the wealthy number of animals, vegetation, algae and fungi who name them domestic.

Informative, sensible, wonderful and richly illustrated in color all through, A typical heritage of the Hedgerow is a e-book to stuff into your pocket for kingdom walks in each season, or to have fun with in iciness ahead of a roaring fire.

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