What should I do with my plants upon arrival?

At Best4hedging we emphasise the fact that our hedging plants are living things and require water, light and fresh air to survive. This being said, we understand that it is not always possible to plant straight away. Therefore, there are certain short term measures that can be taken to ensure your plants receive the care they need until you’re ready to plant. Bare root hedge plants – If you will be planting within a few days from delivery it is best to remove your hedge plants from the box or pallet... Read More


When to plant hedging plants?

At Best4hedging we have a huge choice of different species and root types. Our vast range includes hedging plants that can be planted year round as well as hedge plants that can only be planted during the dormant season – Autumn to Spring. The main benefit of pot grown and cell grown hedging plants is that they can be purchased and planted year round so you do not need to worry about what time of year it is. For an easy to follow demonstration of how to plant a pot grown... Read More


Can you send me a photograph of the stock before I place my order?

Here at Best4hedging, we have an extensive photography catalogue which we aim to keep as up to date as possible. To preview an example of the stock you’ll be receiving, click on the thumbnail image in the table which corresponds to the plant size you wish to order. We do stress that each and every batch of plants differ depending on season, therefore our images are to be used as a guide. If the image you require is unavailable, or you need further help, please email us at [email protected] or call... Read More


Why are some plants only available during winter?

At Best4hedging we have a great variety of hedging plants in a choice of sizes and root types. Pot grown and cell grown hedge plants are available year round, whereas bare root and root ball hedge plants are only available from November to April depending on the weather. The bare root season can be extended until mid/late May for some hedging species through the use of cold storage. Bare root and root ball plants are grown in a field and can only be lifted when they are dormant, as this process... Read More


Do you offer next day delivery?

We offer next day delivery on the vast majority of our stock, please contact our Sales team to organise this on 01257 261 243 or email [email protected] It is possible to arrange a more specific delivery, including AM and Saturday options. For large orders, delivery is normally free of charge and our Sales and Service team will be happy to discuss delivery costs upon placing your order.


Can I set up a trade account with you?

At Best4hedging we have a great relationship with our trade customers and are always happy to discuss payment options. Currently, we do not have the facility to offer trade accounts but to discuss trade discounts on large orders, please call us on 01257 261 243 or email [email protected] and let us know you’re a trade customer.


How can I be confident in the quality of your hedging plants?

The quality of our hedging plants is central to our company values and one of the many reasons why we have so many loyal customers. You can take complete confidence in the knowledge that all of our nursery staff are highly qualified to ensure your hedging plants receive the best care whilst on site. Following this, rigorous quality checks are carried out on every order prior to despatch, making sure that your plants arrive in the healthiest condition. If, for any reason, you are unhappy with your hedging plants, please... Read More


Where do you deliver to?

We’re based in the Northwest of England, in Lancashire, delivering hedging plants and trees throughout the U.K and Ireland. If you require a delivery outside of the U.K please contact our Sales team on 01257 261 243 or email [email protected]  and we can arrange a bespoke delivery quote for you.


How can I pay for my hedging order?

We have a choice of payment options available. You can pay securely using credit card, debit card, PayPal or BACS for larger orders. Your payment will be taken at the point of ordering and a confirmation email will be sent within 24 hours. You can also call our sales team on 01257 261 243. Best4hedging accepts all forms of Visa and Mastercard but at present we are unable to accept American Express. When paying via PayPal we ask that you check your delivery details and make sure that your delivery... Read More


Why have the leaves of my hedge plants turned yellow?

Although this is not a common occurrence, we understand that if you find the foliage of your plants turning yellow this can be quite worrying. However, it can simply be caused by transplant shock when your young hedging plants are adjusting to their new site. As long as you continue to care for your plants this should soon settle down and the normal colour will return. If after a month, the leaves of your plants are still yellow, our Service team are available for advice and to discuss further options.... Read More