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Sale of hedging plants now on

Sale of hedging plants now on

September 25, 2015

We have reduced prices on a whole range of hedging plants including, Leylandii, Laurel, Portugal Laurel, Thuja and Golden Leylandii. These prices are only are only available while stocks last. Sale prices include: Leylandii 210-240cm (7’0”-7’11”) reduced from £35 to as low as £30 per plant (depending on quantity) Leylandii 200-210cm (6’6”-6’11”) reduced from £30 […]

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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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A Laurel Hedge for Middlezoy Rovers FC

A Laurel Hedge for Middlezoy Rovers FC

June 14, 2014

The Football Association (FA) has selected Middlezoy Rovers FC in Somerset as one of eight clubs to pilot a new ‘Self-Help Scheme’. The FA has given £1000 towards materials for the development of the grounds and facilities and the rest is down to the local community members to organise donations from local businesses and help […]

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If fencing is in short supply after the storms, why not plant a hedge that won't blow down

If fencing is in short supply after the storms, why not plant a hedge that won’t blow down?

March 26, 2014

Following an autumn and winter of storms, the demand for fence panels has risen to five times higher than normal levels. The St Jude Storm at the end of October depleted stocks and the subsequent storms in January and February now mean there are weeks of wait to get fencing panels. According to the gardening […]

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Hedging at Montacute House

Hedging at Montacute House

May 28, 2013

I visited Montacute House for the first time this week. It is a National Trust property near Yeovil in Somerset.  The gardens were very formal and the planting was not spectacular but the hedges were great! The picture above is of a yew hedge that has been trimmed to give a fabulous uneven effect.  We […]

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