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simple ways to save our earth 21/04/2021

4 simple ways to save our Earth

Supporting our natural environment feels like a huge task. But, there are a few simple ways that we make a difference just in our gardens! Find out how you can fight air pollution and provide for wildlife below… choose hedging! By planting a hedge, you are supporting our Earth. Hedges are amazing at absorbing air pollution! As hedging has a lower growth height than trees, hedges are often more effective at trapping toxins from vehicle exhaust pipes. In March 2021, it was reported that 1 in 4 UK households are... Read More

a hedge is a home blog 11/02/2021
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A hedge is a home

It is well known that modern agricultural methods have been a major cause of bird and other wildlife decline in the 20th century, as hedges have been removed for efficiency and pesticides have killed small insects that make up their diet. we have the power As we may be adding to the decline of local wildlife around our nation, we have the power to help with its restoration! Our gardens collectively make up more space than all the national parks combined, and there are lots of things we can do... Read More

bh rspb big garden bird watch 05/01/2021
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RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch 2021

Take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey on 29-31st January and do something great for nature.  How can I take part? Watch the birds for one hourChoose an hour over the weekend (between 29th and 31st January) to watch the birds in your garden or local park. Count the most birds that land at onceOnly count the birds that land in your garden or park, not those flying over. The same birds may land more than once, so you can avoid double counting by recording the highest number of... Read More

bhmas hours and delivery FINAL 02/12/2020
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Christmas Hours and Delivery Information

Christmas is approaching and we hope that you are all enjoying decorating your homes and 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... Read More

Turn Your Garden into a Hedgehog Haven 23/10/2020

Turn Your Garden into a Hedgehog Haven

Here at best4hedging, one of our passions is wildlife and we pride ourselves on providing wildlife friendly hedging and advice on what you can do in your gardens to help our furry friends. “Experts have warned that Britain’s hedgehog population is decreasing so rapidly that they are being driven towards extinction. The species is one of those in decline, with numbers thought to have dropped by 30 per cent since 2003 to less than a million in the UK – down from estimated populations of 36 million in the 1950s.”... Read More

bh Innovative Gardening Ideas to Try in 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

Gardening trends to inspire you in 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

Christmas Gardening 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

December Bird Spottings 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