Watering your new plants in a dry summer | The best start

We’ve a sprinkling of old school (and new) ideas to help give your new plants the best start in life over this dry Summer we’re experiencing.  With hosepipe bans looming over us, we need to get creative with our water to help our new plants and keep those established favourites flourishing, too. Get creative with […]

Weed to succeed – Weeding around your hedge

It’s cold.  The ground is hard.  It must be SPRING!?!  To herald the official start of spring (and hopefully encourage it to HURRY UP), we’re looking ahead at some hedging husbandry that you should be planning at this time of year.  Both in preparing the ground for your new hedge and tree planting and to […]

Trees and hedging by use, characteristic and soil type

There are plenty of reasons to plant young trees or establish a hedge.  With this in mind, we’ve tried to make your quest for the right plants, for the right place, a little easier.  Our Plant Filter Tool helps you do that regardless of whether its trees, hedging or shrubs you’re looking for.  Or, if […]

Plan to plant: It’s time for bare root planting

Ready to plant in your garden, woodland or estate this Autumn?  Then you’re ready for the bare root season – and so are we!  Buying from an expert like Trees and Hedging, you’ll benefit from the broadest range, the greatest support and guidance to help you select online – and you’ll gain healthy plants, packaged securely, […]

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.