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Pruning Hedges and Trimming Hedges

Pruning Hedges and Trimming Hedges Hedging plants fall into three categories: those with a naturally upright growth habit which must be encouraged to thicken up at their base; those with a naturally low and bushy growth habit which must be … Continue reading

03. November 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Reasons for Choosing and Preparation for Planting Hedges

Reasons for Choosing Hedging Plants Formal hedges are grown to provide a physical barrier against noise and wind, or simply to give a degree of privacy. Provided the growth is dense enough, there is no need for any hedge to … Continue reading

03. November 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Types of Hedging for Your Garden

Which Types of Hedging Plants are Suitable for Your Needs? Hedges provide shelter and privacy, and – with their foliage, flowers or berries – they can be beautiful as well as practical garden features. Hedges are as much a part … Continue reading

03. November 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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General Care of Hedging Plants and Trimming Hedges

General Care of Hedging Plants Keep the bottom of the hedge free of weeds, and do not allow any other plants to grow within 30cm (1ft) on either side of a new hedge. Regular applications of fertilizer are unnecessary, but … Continue reading

01. November 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Hedging Plants as Garden Boundaries

If you are planting a hedge as a boundary, this will probably be  your first task in your new garden. Here again, thorough preparation of the soil will make all the difference to the health and survival rate of the … Continue reading

07. October 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Hedging Plants, Hedges, Garden Screens for Garden Boundaries

  If you have only a small garden and if you really want your hedge for nothing more than a border between your plot and the next, think in terms of some pretty flowering hedging plant which will help you … Continue reading

26. September 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Clipping or Trimming Garden Hedges – Hedging Plants

Informal hedges will not need to be so severely trained as the more formal clipped kinds. As with most other things in life, hedge distinctions are not always clear cut. However, a formal hedge is one which at some time … Continue reading

26. September 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Hedging Plants for Garden Privacy and Boundaries

A hedge gives a thick permanent screen but you should decide what its purpose is to be before you plant it. If it is merely to set the boundary of your plot, then make it as unobtrusive as possible. If … Continue reading

26. September 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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