Hedging and Ditching

 

Other work around the farm included the cutting and laying of hedges. Waste land and ditches had to be cleared and trees had to be cut back. (Grimwood, 2000)  Land Girls didn’t just take on the stereotypical roles of working with animals and threshing – they had to take part in the overall up-keep of the farm.

February Ditching Collage

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Article on Hedging written by K.M.Girlingby (26006) taken from ‘The Land Girl’ August 1943, p7

Article on Hedging written by K.M.Girlingby (26006) taken from ‘The Land Girl’ August 1943, p7