If you are thinking about planting a new hedge and have doubts on which plant is the best for you, we are offering a list of the most popular ones so you can choose whichever suits you best. Hedges are a necessary part of every garden, providing privacy, blocking wind or even buffering noise. But most importantly edges provide structure to your garden. Hedging plants are usually budget friendly especially if you buy them bare-rooted.
Laurel HedgeLaurel is the quickest growing evergreen shrub, so if you don't want a conifer hedge, Laurel is the quickest and cheapest way of creating an evergreen garden hedge. Laurels will also provide the most instant hedging as the taller sizes (4ft, 5ft and 6ft) are bushy and can often create an instant screen if planted close enough.
A nice clean garden edge gives your landscape definition and texture. Of course, we’d all love a professionally designed garden area, but the cost of materials alone can be astronomical. These lawn edging ideas are innovative and beautiful to give you the function and aesthetics without the high costs. You can
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Leylandii Hedge- Leylandii is a conifer that is the fastest –growing, evergreen, hedging plant and will create a hedge quickly. Because it is fast growing, it is generally the cheapest way of forming an evergreen hedge and hence the most popular.
A fast evergreen hedging plant with glossy dark green leaves that can form a dense hedge of up to 3 metres high. Escallonia is particularly suited to the coastal garden. It is suitable to all soils but does prefer full sun. It responds very well to clipping and flowers continuously from early summer to mid-autumn. Escallonia is one of the few hedges which will produce a respectable show of blossoms even if regularly clipped.