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Hedgelayer Russell Woodham puts the finishing touches to one of the last natural hedges he will cultivate this season.<br />
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Russell has been practising the ancient craft of naturally rejuvenating hedgerows for over 20 years.<br />
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The 54-year-old uses traditional tools of an axe and a billhook to make pleaching cuts in shrubs and small trees to bend them over so their branches grow on horizontally.