How garden hedges can improve the look of your garden

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Beautify your garden with garden hedgesThinking of transforming and beautifying your garden? You should seriously consider having garden hedges. They are beautiful and can completely change the look of your garden. There are a wide variety of plants, shrubs, and trees to choose from for this purpose. You have to select the right kind of

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Holly – Ilex

Common Names:  English Holly, Common Holly Botanical Name: Ilex aquifolium, Ilex aquifolium ‘Alaska’ Speed of growth under ideal conditions: 30cm (1ft) per year Why buy Holly hedging plants? Glossy green leaves Red berries in winter Evergreen Low-maintenance Prickly leaves for security Description An excellent evergreen hedging plant that has glossy, dark green, prickly leaves and

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Hornbeam

Common Names:  Hornbeam, Common Hornbeam, European Hornbeam, Horn Beech, Horse Beech Botanical Name:  Carpinus betulus Speed of growth under ideal conditions: 30-60cm (1-2ft) per year Why buy Hornbeam hedging plants? A good hedging plant for heavy clay soils Attractive green serrated leaves Creates a neat & tidy formal hedge Hardy & Tough Description Hornbeam is

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Beech – Fagus sylvatica

Common Names:  Common Beech, Green Beech, European Beech Botanical Name: Fagus sylvatica Speed of growth under ideal conditions: 30-60cm (1’-2’) per year Why buy Beech hedging plants? Fresh green leaves every spring Golden-brown leaves in winter Creates a neat, formal box-shaped hedge Grows on chalky soils Hardy Description Beech is a deciduous tree that makes

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Native Hedging Plants | Mixed Native hedging

Native hedging plants include Beech, Hornbeam, Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Hazel, Field Maple, Dogwood, Spindle and Guelder Rose. Most Native hedging is planted as small bare-root ‘whips’ during the winter months. These are usually single stem seedlings that are around 60-80cm (2-3ft) tall and are available in our Garden Centre from mid November until March.  Cell-grown transplants can

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Pyracantha

Common Names:  Firethorn Botanical Names: Pyracantha Speed of growth under ideal conditions: up to 60cm (2ft) per year Why buy Pyracantha hedging plants? Good for security due to large thorns Evergreen hedging (keeps its leaves, even in winter) White flowers Bright Yellow, Orange or Red berries Description A quick-growing evergreen hedging plant that has white

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Yew – Taxus baccata

Common Names:  English Yew, Common Yew, Yew Botanical Name:  Taxus baccata Speed of growth under ideal conditions: up to 20cm (9in) per year Why buy Yew hedging plants? Formal, neat & tidy appearance Evergreen (keeps its leaves all year round) Grows in sun or shade Tough & hardy Description Yew is a slow-growing, evergreen conifer

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Box Hedging – Buxus sempervirens

Common Names:  Box, Common Box, Boxwood, Buxus, European Box Botanical Name:  Buxus sempervirens Speed of growth under ideal conditions: up to 20cm (8in) per year Why buy Box hedging plants? Good for formal ‘box’ hedging Low maintenance Makes a good small hedge Shade tolerant hedging plants Description Box is a slow-growing, evergreen hedging plant with small

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Viburnum tinus

Common name:  Laurustinus Botanical Name:  Viburnum tinus Speed of growth under ideal conditions: 30 to 40cm (12 to 16in) per year Why buy Viburnum tinus hedging plants? Attractive white flowers all winter and spring Evergreen hedging plant Grows in sun or shade Description Viburnum tinus is an evergreen hedging plant that forms a beautiful garden

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Photinia ‘Red Robin’

Common Name: Red Robin Botanical Name: Photinia x fraseri ‘Red Robin’ Speed of growth under ideal conditions: 60cm (2ft) per year Why buy Photinia Red Robin? Brilliant red young leaves especially in spring Fast-growing hedging plant Evergreen hedging (keeps its leaves, even in the winter) Description Photinia Red Robin is a popular, fast-growing, evergreen hedging

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