In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Britishquickset hedge — seto vivo masculine
- The subdivision by quickset hawthorn hedges came slightly later as drainage improved the quality of the pasture, enabling cattle rather than sheep to be stocked.
- The European quickset hedges of hawthorn and willow never became popular on the Island, perhaps because maintaining them is quite laborious.
- Later parliamentary enclosures were characterised by quickset hawthorn hedges running in straight lines.
- Pyramidal cypress and white poplar are used in an estimated 75 percent of the quickset hedgerows in the lower Rhone.
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