The hedgerows are the wild highways of nature.
They are the remnants of wildness in our tamed landscape, the lineage of some stretching back to the primeaval forest itself.
Here in the Dehesa, the first shy flowers open their hearts and beauty to the sun.
Soon like a wave of colour and scent they will spread from the ancient hedgerows and cover this place with their magnificence.
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