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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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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…
The Hedge guide

How to plant and care for box hedges

Box hedges or Buxus sempervirens are perfect if you’re looking…
Getting the best out of your budget

Fast growing hedge varieties for new build homes

New build homes come with many advantages, but one issue that…

Topiary – Knots, Parterres And Mazes

Topiary is not just stand-alone figures or geometric hedges…

A Guide to Hedge Planting Distances

Correct Hedge Planting Distances are determined, not by the…