Probably the most essential care requirement of your hedge is pruning, and most hedges will respond better to removing small amounts of foliage, rather than giving the hedge a real heavy prune.


Generally hedges that require more regular pruning will also require more regular fertilising. But you do need to be careful not to over fertilise.

Pests & Diseases

Pests & Diseases can have a devastating effect on your hedge, but by noticing the early stages of attack, you may be able to prevent lasting damage.


Knowing how many plants are required to create a new hedge can be challenging, but the key to getting the spacing right is understanding the mature size of your chosen plants.

Hedging Tips

From planning, to pruning and shaping, fertilising and managing pests and diseases, these quick tips will help you with your new or existing hedge.