When can I plant a hedge and what time of year is best?

When can I plant a hedge and what time of year is best?

March 4, 2019

You can plant container or pot-grown hedging plants at any time of year as long as you water any that are planted during the growing season – which is generally March to October – for the first year. All of our Leylandii and Laurel hedging plants that are for sale now are grown in pots […]

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Leylandii - The best hedge to filter out air pollution

Leylandii – The best hedge to filter out air pollution

February 14, 2019

Heart and lung disease are Britain’s biggest killers and air pollution is one of the main causes.  Planting trees and hedges in urban areas can filter out significant amounts of particulates and help reduce the risk.  Although all trees and hedges have a reduction effect on air pollution, Leylandii was shown to be the best […]

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Laurel Hedging Plants for sale again

November 4, 2016

We now have new batches of Laurel Hedging plants ready. We had high demand for Laurel and sold out of last year’s batches earlier in the year but we are now happy to have new batches ready for sale again. There are plenty Laurel hedging plants available in a range of heights and prices. Please […]

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Large Leylandii | New batches ready for sale

Large Leylandii | New batches ready for sale

October 3, 2016

We have been growing on some larger Leylandii 9ft, 10ft, 11ft and 12ft tall (2.5-2.75m up to 3.5-3.75m) and they are now ready for sale.  Most of these are in 25 or 30 litre pots or, alternatively in 35 litre pot bags. We have three different batches of mature Leylandii that are now ready, not […]

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Yew hedging plants | Special Offer | Taxus baccata

Yew hedging plants | Special Offer | Taxus baccata

September 19, 2016

Yew | Taxus baccata | Special Offers We have reduced the price of our Yew hedging plants in 2 litre pots. We have a fantastic batch of plants that will grow to create a beautiful formal yew hedge. There are two sizes available: Yew hedging plants 40-60cm (16-24″) tall in 2 litre pots have been reduced […]

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New batches of hedging plants now available

May 3, 2016

New batches of hedging are now available including some 10ft tall (3m+) Leylandii, 6ft (1.75-1.85m) tall Griselinia and 3-4ft (90-120cm) and 5ft (1.4-1.6m) tall Photinia Red Robin.  We have limited numbers of each of these available to please order quickly if you are interested in these. Click on Hedging Plants in the menu above and choose the […]

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Rootballed Laurel Now Available Again

Rootballed Laurel Now Available Again

November 18, 2015

The digging has started and we now have 3 to 6ft+ Laurel hedging plants in stock. These are great value at £45 each. Rootballed plants are those that have been grown in the field and are dug up between November and March when the plants are not growing.  A ball of soil is dug up […]

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New batches of Portugal Laurel now ready

New batches of Portugal Laurel now ready

July 22, 2015

We have some new batches of Portugal Laurel that are now ready for sale and looking fantastic. Portugal Laurel is one of my favourite evergreen hedging plants. It may not be quite as fast-growing as the ordinary Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus ‘Rotundifolia’) but it’s no slouch.  It forms a neat and tidy dense hedge of dark […]

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Big and bushy Laurel now available

Big and bushy Laurel now available

May 15, 2015

We now have our big and bushy Laurel plants available again. We have sizes up to 200cm (6’6″) tall.  These were potted up from the field in the winter and have now rooted through and are ready to plant. They can be planted at any time of year as long as they are kept watered […]

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Pot, pot, pot, potting.....

Pot, pot, pot, potting…..

March 25, 2015

We have been incredibly busy on the nursery potting up plants that have started life being grown in the field. This means we will have more to sell over the late spring, summer and early autumn when we cannot dig plants directly from the field as they are actively growing. We have increased our range […]

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Leylandii – Seven reasons why it is still so popular

Leylandii – Seven reasons why it is still so popular

November 27, 2014

“Is Leylandii still popular?” is a question I often get asked. The answer is “Yes”. We sell more Leylandii than any other hedging plant and the reasons are simple: 1. Leylandii are quick-growing and, generally, people don’t want to wait for years for a hedge to grow. They want privacy or to screen off something […]

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A trip to see how the Dutch grow hedging plants

A trip to see how the Dutch grow hedging plants

October 8, 2014

I recently returned from a trip to Holland to see how the Dutch grow hedging plants. I visited nurseries specialising in field-grown and pot-grown hedging. Larger sizes of field-grown plants are dug up in the winter months with a ball of soil around the roots (called a rootball) and this is wrapped with hessian to […]

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