Best4Hedging

16/01/2020

What We Did In 2019

Plants Delivered Rounding up 2019, we are proud to share that we supplied 1 million bare root shrubs to our customers and 40,000 root balls.200,000 potted plants were sold as well as 2km of trough grown instant hedging. To keep young plants protected, we’ve supplied 100,000 rabbit guards to our customers too. Sorry rabbits! Our customers 2019 marks 10 years of trading! This year we have opened 1337 new trade accounts and taken 10,000 customer calls. We are a gold trusted Feefo organisation and have been awarded this for 5... Read More

15/01/2020
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Innovative Gardening Ideas to Try in 2020

2020 is the year of customising our gardens to suit our own unique wants and needs. Gone are the days of identical-looking gardens outside identical looking houses. As a society, we are moving towards appreciating the need for individualism, our own specific tastes and needs and using our own creativity in our garden design. We all use our gardens for different things – whether growing your own vegetables is important to you, you need a space for the children to play or you love having an outside space to entertain... Read More

08/01/2020
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Gardening in the Rain – The Soggy Aftermath

With all this rain we’ve been having, it’s important to assess the damage and decide what the next step is for ensuring our plants are as healthy as possible! Heavy rainfall can be deadly to plants. As the soil becomes waterlogged, plants start to drown! This happens because water fills up the spaces in between the soil particles which prevents oxygen from reaching the roots. This causes the soil to stagnate which in turn, stops the roots from growing. How to beat the rain 1. Tell-tale signs of waterlogged soils... Read More

03/01/2020
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Gardening trends to inspire you in 2020

Garden trends have changed drastically over the past decade as people change the way they use their gardens and look to become eco-friendlier at the same time. Creating a practical space which is easy to maintain and comfortable to use can be a daunting task, but with a little planning and preparation, you can create an up-to-date and modern garden which will add that wow factor to your property. From plants, flowers and shrubs, to creating designated areas and secluded spaces in the garden, specialists Oeco Garden Rooms give us... Read More

01/01/2020

January Gardening Advice 2020

January sees the start of a new year and after all the excitement and indulgences from Christmas, most of us welcome the new year with a warm smile and and a fresh hello. Although January is often the coldest month, it’s also a great month to get into the gardens. We are still in bare root season meaning that bare root hedging plants can be planted whilst they are still dormant. Bare root hedging is the most affordable way to grow a hedge in your gardens.  When planting, if you are using... Read More

27/12/2019
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Christmas Gardening

The Christmas holidays are a great time to spend with the whole family. Why not turn your garden into a world of creating and learning for you and the kids… 1. Get Crafty with family and friends Wind chime The holidays is a great time to get crafty with friends and family. It may be a little chilly to be outside, but there are lots of garden accessories that would make your frosty gardens a wintry wonderland. Are the leaves in your garden dancing with the wind? Why not give... Read More

18/12/2019
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Plants for a Perfect Winter Garden

For many plants, the frosty winter months are when their beauty really shows. Whether its blossoming flowers of a deciduous or striking evergreen leaves decorating the gloomy air, winter is the perfect season for dazzling garden colour and texture. 1. Colourful Foliage and Flowering Hedges The Viburnum tinus hedge which is a winter flowering evergreen the tiny pink bud-like flower clusters are changing into blue-black berries as we speak. Variegated species come into their own adding bright greens, yellows and creams to the winter garden at a time when everything... Read More

12/12/2019
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December Bird Spotting

See best4hedging’s top species of bird to look out for in your garden this month. Our natural landscapes are continuously changing, and as we constantly endure the loss of more and more natural spaces to urbanisation. The difference you can make to local bird populations, simply by creating a bird-friendly garden, is huge. It’s not only beneficial to the birds – the enjoyment you will get from identifying the various new species that begin to visit your garden, is a reward in itself. The number and variety of birds you see is... Read More

06/12/2019
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Christmas Hours and Delivery Information

The winter holidays are finally approaching and we hope you are all getting into the festive spirit! Below are our opening times and delivery dates around Christmas and New Year: Remember that you can still place orders on our website and if you would like to speak to anyone regarding deliveries, please ring the team on 01257 788 259 . Still dwelling on a few special gifts? Looking for inspiration for friends and family this year? Click here and have a browse through our Christmas gift guide for some interesting... Read More

05/12/2019
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How to Make Sure Your Hedging Doesn’t Interfere with Your Patio

Did you know, half of all gardens in the UK contain paving slabs or a patio/decking area? So whichever way round you are doing it – whether you already have hedging and are thinking of installing a patio, or you are looking at planting a new hedgerow around an existing patio – it’s important to follow certain procedures to make sure that the two don’t interfere with each other. The last thing you want is for any roots to grow underneath your patio and begin popping the slabs up. This... Read More