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Seasonal Gardening

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

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

19/11/2019
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Christmas Gift Guide

A best4hedging guide to choosing the right gifts this Christmas Whether you’re looking for a Christmas gift for a new homer-owner, or filling the stocking of your green-fingered friends and family; we have created this guide full of great and unique Christmas gift ideas that last a life time… 1. Ornamental Trees Trees can help bring your garden or landscape to life. With prominent, colourful foliage during the colder autumn and winter months, you can make someone’s garden a talking point this winter season. The main features that ornamental plants... Read More

14/11/2019
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Preparing Your Garden for Winter

A best4hedging guide to keeping your garden healthy through the winter season As the current cold temperatures have us dreaming of spring when we no longer have to get up that 10 minutes earlier to defrost the car, there are some preparations you need to make in the garden ready for the new season. Protect your Garden from Frost 1. Watering Water to prevent frost? Weird- we know. Adding water when frost is immanent can seem a confusing task, however wet soil will hold more heat than soil that is dry so it... Read More

15/10/2019
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RSPB Approved Bird Friendly Hedge Packs

Autumn is a time of change, a change of temperature as the months turn cooler leaving summer behind, a change of colour with the falling leaves leaving our streets covered in blanket of golden browns. We say goodbye to birds who leave for migration and hello to those who are looking for food for the upcoming months. This is the perfect time be thinking about the wintering bird species that need our help.  The RSPB are now the largest nature conservation charity in the country, founded in 1889, they continue to grow with... Read More

19/07/2019

The Benefits Of Gardening For The Elderly

The Benefits of Gardening for the Elderly Gardening is a popular activity across the UK and the across the globe. It can be beneficial to people’s health, for the elderly in particular, as it can strengthen muscles and joints, improve relaxation and enhance well being, to name a few. In fact,there are many benefits that older people can get from activities such as re-potting plants, planting vegetables and populating greenhouses. As dementia care specialists Helping Hands state, gardening “enables someone to get some air and sunshine while still staying in... Read More

28/06/2019
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Create The Perfect Outdoor Living Space With Instant Hedging

Summer is the perfect time to get out in the garden and enjoy the weather. There’s no need to stay cooped up in the house when you can still enjoy all of your home comforts, just with the sun over your head. With so many quirky ways to bring nature indoors, we have a few ideas on how to use instant hedging to bring the indoors outdoors instead. Designs and Styles Block out unwanted views When entertaining guests in the garden, the last thing you want is an unsightly view.... Read More