Monthly Archives: October 2009

  • Hawthorn Hedging - Tip No 4

    We are having a nice warm autumn with just a few cold nights. If you are thinking about planting a hawthorn hedge this winter, now is a really good time to strike a blow for the good guys and go after a few weeds. Perennial weeds like bindweed, docks, thistles...
  • Hawthorn Hedging - Tip No. 3

    Another hawthorn tip for those of you who planted your quickthorn (same as hawthorn) whips last year.  Hopefully you followed our instructions and cut each plant back by half when you planted it.  Equally hopefully, they all survived the weird winter last year and the very dry April.  (Second dry...
  • Edible Hedge Plants - Sustainable Hedgerow Living in the News

    Always good to get a mention in the papers. The most recent was by Elspeth Thompson in the Sunday Telegraph, talking about edible hedge plants.  Always unbiased, we think it is an excellent article, which apart from mentioning Ashridge Trees as the place to buy your edible hedge plants covers...
  • Hedging - Plants with Feet of Clay

    It is all hedging at this time of year.... These yew hedge planting pointers apply equally to almost all other hedging plants as well, certainly anything that needs a well drained soil. You can dig a trench to plant your hedging if the ground is well drained. You can improve...
  • Bare root Hedging - Planting Time is Near

    The quickest, cheapest and in the long run generally the most successful way to get a hedge the neighbours will be jealous of is by using bare root hedging plants. The time to plant them is from the middle of November onwards (until the end of February really, although with...
  • How to Plant a Box Hedge - What Katy did next...

    There are enough articles on this site about box hedging so the title is a bit of a fraud really - but it is there because it always amazes us how much effort people put into planting trees and shrubs and how little attention the poor things receive afterwards. All...

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