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. Tell-tale signs of waterlogged soils: Leaves will start to turn yellow... Read More


Root Ball Hedging Season

Root Ball hedging season is really kicking off now and I thought I’d shine the spotlight on these beautiful plants and explain why they are such a great choice when planting a hedge. Root Balls are normally evergreen plants and are an ideal way for establishing a tall hedge quickly. Grown in fields, Root Ball plants are scooped out of the ground in November. Using heavy machinery, they are transported with their roots well protected by a ball of soil inside a hessian sack. Most Root Ball plants are only... Read More


A Party Without Cake is Just a Meeting – Macmillan Coffee Morning

This morning Kath, our wonderful Nursery & Dispatch Operative, hosted a Macmillan Coffee Morning in aid of supporting others through Cancer. With the help of her children David & Lucy, Kath pulled out all the stops and baked up a wonderful assortment of treats. The lucky winner of the ‘ Coffee Beans’ competition was Sue – But! Instead of accepting her prize (half of the donations) Sue insisted on donating her half to Macmillan, such a thoughtful gesture. We all enjoyed a lovely coffee break this morning and tucked into the... Read More


Who are Best4hedging?

Best4Hedging are industry leading experts with years of experience in growing and despatching hedging. Having sold over 1 million plants since we first began trading online 5 years ago, we are a reliable and trusted retailer of quality hedging plants. We’re dedicated to providing our customers with a huge selection of hedge plants, trees and topiary, all at competitive prices. Our busy team are located at our despatch centre in Lancashire and are available 7 days a week for sales enquiries, help and advice, and any other general queries you... Read More