Evergreen Hedges

Evergreen Hedges


Evergreen hedges are perfect for those wanting year-round leaf cover and a consistent, attractive, full hedge look. They are the ideal choice for gardens where privacy is required, as the fullness of the foliage creates a natural green screen perfect for keeping gardens secluded from general view. Evergreen plants, dependent upon the species, also have excellent sound-absorbing capabilities and are popular in built-up, urban areas.

Evergreen hedging can act as a highly effective pollutant absorbent, helping to filter toxic particles from the air, generated by traffic emissions. With permanent leaf cover, this process continues year-round as opposed to deciduous hedges which lose leaf cover in autumn/winter. As a result, the air in the vicinity is consistently cleaner.

Environmentally, evergreen hedges have a myriad of positives making them a popular choice of plants for hedging. They help stabilise the ground, preventing soil erosion. Plus, they're a flood prevention measure, soaking up excess groundwater before it can reach hard surfaces or homes.

Plants for Hedging

Choosing the right plants for your garden and outdoor space needn't be tricky. Decide on the type of evergreen plants suitable and identify the specific requirements, i.e. depth and height. Research the soil conditions that you'll be working with and ensure your choices are optimal. Ensure you're aware of what is required to maintain your selected plants for hedging.

For more information about evergreen plants, weve put together a full evergreen hedging guide.

For more information about evergreen hedges or any of our hedge plants, contact us on 01257 263 873 or email us at [email protected].


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