Gardenista - Hornbeam hedges

Hornbeam Hedge in Pennsylvania. A sheared fastigiate European hornbeam hedge (under-planted with liriope) lines a driveway in Villanova, PA. Designer John Shandra of Gale Nurseries wanted to create a sharp, clean line between public and private space -

Use pleached trees or tall, thin plants  Pleached trees (where the foliage is trimmed to form a hedge) are ideal for small gardens as they let in light above and allow space for planting below. The pleached trees used here are the lush and dense Ficus microcarpa ‘Hillii‘. To their right is a planting of bamboo, ideal for narrow areas due to its tall, thin form

DDB DESIGN Exteriors & Pools - contemporary - Pool - Melbourne - DDB Design Development & Building - undergrowth - stop trees looking so bare

Toorak Project - modern - pool - melbourne - Anston Paving Stones

Toorak Project - modern - pool - melbourne - Anston Paving Stones Love the water feature turret

Lovingly tendered Ficus 'Tuffi' hedge 10 months after planting!  Here's a vid of it being planted ~

Twining Valley Nurseries’ Living Walls - Hedges in a hurry

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