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Each month The Hedge Pro brings you more information about hedge related topics in our Hedge Files Blog with topics including: Garden Tools, Hedging Plans, How To Guides, Trials and more.

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Pests and diseases that can affect lavender

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As well as making a beautiful addition to your garden, lavender…
Yew Hedge at the end of a garden

Why you should choose yew hedges

Yew trees, also known as Taxus Baccata, are recognisable by their…

Can Box Blight be Treated?

There is currently no fool-proof silver bullet available to either…
Hornbeam

Hornbeam or beech hedges – which is right for you?

A common conundrum for gardeners to be stuck in is whether to…

Planting and Growing Hedge Plants in Containers Part 1

For those gardens that do not have the bare earth for direct…
Cherry Laurel

Quick growing hedges for privacy

With summer just around the corner, it’s nice to have that…

What are the best hedges for scent and fragrance?

Spring is the perfect time to sit out in the garden, admiring…
Hornbeam Hedge

How to grow a pleached hedge

What is pleaching? Pleaching is a landscaping technique that…

Popular alternatives to laurel evergreen hedges this winter

Evergreen hedges are a popular choice in many gardens. The resilience…
leylandii hedge

Beyond leylandii hedges – alternative evergreen hedge options

Most homeowners like privacy in their garden and home, and many…

Beech hedges for winter colour

Beech hedges are native to Britain which is why they grow so…

Consider lavender for low level hedges or borders

A lavender hedge can add style, class and a wonderful scent to…