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Hedging and horses: 10 Dos and Don’ts for a horse-proof hedge

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A great source for foraging, a hedge around your horse’s paddock is the ultimate in equine- and environmentally-friendly boundary planning.  You just need to make sure you get it right – the right plants, the right place, the right way – and with help from the right people.  That’s where we come in! Here are 10 Dos and Don’ts for a horse-proof hedge.

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June Focus: Pruning Deciduous Hedges

June is usually regarded as The Best Time to Prune.  We’ve tips for best pruning practice for deciduous plants in our latest blog.   Pruning involves cutting the youngest and thinnest branches, in a straight line.  This way, you determine hedge height and growth rate for the long term.

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June Focus: Pruning Evergreen Hedges

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It’s June – so prune!  Here’s our tips for tackling a trim for three evergreen beauties.  Choose a dry frost-free overcast day (good luck!) and get poised to prune!  There’s a different regime for evergreen hedge pruning than for deciduous – so read on to find out more.

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Watering Wisdom: Hedgecare this Summer

watering your hedgeYou’ve selected your plants.  You’ve made the most of the bare root planting season. What’s next?  We’ve some great tips on trimming in our topiary blog as well as guidance for your newly-planted trees and hedging plants.  The wind has been particularly tiresome and brutal this Spring – we’ve a blog about this, too.  But this month, it’s all about watering and trimming, whilst you wait for your feast of fresh Summer foliage.

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How to care for your newly planted trees and hedging

Beyond the bare root season, we should now be thinking about the care and maintenance of any newly planted trees and hedging.  As specialist suppliers of trees and hedging, we’ve pulled together a handy Tree Care Checklist to help you ensure your young plants thrive and flourish this season and for many more to come.