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of the hedge
under threat !
The hedge under threat !
Alas this hedgerow is threatened.
The maintenance of hedges is exhausting work, the use of mechanical equipement such as shredders or hedgecutters
has become widespread. A rotor is "coupled" to a tractor this leads to
a "hammer" which grinds at high speed . On this year's vegetation and
at the end of the season there is no problem, but the use of these hedgecutters on fresh wood destroys the
lignin and causes the breakdown of the wood. Furthermore, imagine the reaction of a nesting partridge in spring when it sees a hedgecutter arrive ...!
|INTERVENTION OF MAN|
Alas, man ill-advisedly often interferes...
...By pulling down an old apple tree which grew in the bank because its fruit was hard and bitter, he does not
recall that his grandfather had grafted it, and that the apples were delicious when cooked and made into golden pies.
What can be done against this ? It is necessary to love nature, to understand it, and to respect it.