Pleaching: use hazelnut/filberts, wild plum, . . . "'pleaching', involves cutting saplings (usually hawthorn, blackthorn or hazel) almost all the way through, then pushing the cut stems down so they lie nearly horizontally and securing them with stakes and plaited bindings. The cuts quickly heal and the stems send out new twigs... Hedge-laying is an ancient skill...To lay a hedge takes time, but the results are beautiful and long-lasting, as well as providing a great habitat for wildlife."
Precocious Hazelnut - Filbert - Corylus avellana - Quart Pot
Before you grab another handful of hazelnuts, make sure your nuts aren't part of the recent FDA hazelnut recall. Here's the latest FDA update, hazelnut products affected by the recall, and what to do if you have hazelnuts potentially contaminated with E.