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A series of handbooks, converted to digital format, covering everything from tree planting to dry stone walling, sand dunes to footpaths.
TCV's Conservation Handbooks are the definitive guides to practical conservation work
TCV’s Handbooks have long been the definitive ‘how to’ guides to managing the countryside and green spaces. Originally over 1,000 pages of fantastic background, advice and instruction, written by experts, illustrated and clearly laid out in a step-by-step format.
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About "Dry Stone Walling"... Great book. Full of detailed drawings and text explaining in detail how the walls are constructed. Covers walls from all around the country. Very well written and nicely produced. Probably one of the best books on the subject.
About "Fencing"... Great book with all the detail you need regardless of fencing ability. Very intuitive with detailed diagrams and descriptions.
About "Footpaths"... Excellent! Clear and concise and exactly what I needed and will need in the future. I highly recommend this book!
About "Dry Stone Walling"... It is an excellent manual with clear illustrations showing both best practice and the pitfalls to avoid. It goes from basics right through to advanced features and covers the range of British walling styles. A brilliant book.
About "Hedging"... this is simply the best book it covers everything from the history of hedging to the present day. Hedge laying is a dying trade & to find a book which covers all the technique is a real bonus.
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