Category Archives: Hedge installation

Summer Planting Instructions

Summer Planting Instructions for Plants Grown in Containers – Trees, Shrubs and Groundcovers Once you get your new plants home: Un-tie branches on large shrubs or hedge plants and stand up. This will prevent sun scalding on the underside of … Continue reading

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New hedge care: how to grow a full, thick hedge

Have you had a new hedge planted recently, in the past year? This is the time to set your hedge straight with proper care. In this article we will cover hedge trimming, watering, fertilization and common mistakes homeowners make after … Continue reading

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New Hedge Installation: English Boxwood

September is an excellent time to plant new garden beds. The soil is warm and it provides the perfect growing environment for roots to set themselves in the ground. I love to plant in the fall because the payoff comes … Continue reading

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Does Your Photinia Have Leaf Spot?

Photinia is a common evergreen shrub with glossy green leaves and young red shoots. Photinia is sometimes planted as a specimen shrub, but is most popular as a fast-growing, dense, evergreen hedge. You may have noticed that many of these … Continue reading

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How To Choose The Best Tall-Growing Hedge For Your Garden (Zone 8)

Benefits of planting a tall hedge: Privacy from neighbours and the street Reduces winter winds and chilly summer breezes Reduces the noise of busy streets Looks beautiful and adds value to your property Are you choosing a fast-growing hedge or … Continue reading

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