Tag Archive for 'hedgerows'

Guernsey farming and its role in maintaining the island’s unique landscape

October 4th, 2010 by Andrew Casebow

Guernsey is a very special place because of its countryside, its farmland fields, its cows and its wildlife. Guernsey cattle In many parts of the world where Guernsey cattle were once one of the predominant breeds of dairy cows, the breed has reduced in numbers so much that it is endangered, if not now classed […]

The Beauty and Biodiversity of Guernsey’s Hedgerows

June 23rd, 2010 by Isabel Farrell

I have just come back from a week in west Cork, Ireland.  I am acutely aware of the contrast in hedgerows between my native country and here, my adored home for the past 10 years, with it’s shorn hedgerows. I had forgotten what hedgerows look like in June left to nature’s incredulous designs; a wild […]