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 Alder Hedging Plant (Alnus glutinosa)
 Bamboo (Phyllostachys)
 Umbrella Bamboo (Fargesia murielae 'Jumbo')
 Beech Hedging (Fagus sylvatica)
 Copper Beech or Purple Beech (Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea')
 Berberis darwinii (Darwins Barberry)
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 Blackthorn Hedge (Prunus spinosa)
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 Brachyglottis Senecio 'Sunshine' Hedging
 Ceanothus Hedging (Californian Lilac)
 Common or Cherry Laurel Hedge (Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia')
 Cotoneaster franchetii Hedge
 Cotoneaster horizontalis Hedge
 Cotoneaster lacteus Hedge
 Cotoneaster simonsii Hedge (Himalayan Cotoneaster)
 Crab Apple Hedge (Malus sylvestris)
 Daisy Bush (Olearia x haastii)
 Dog Rose Hedge (Rosa canina)
 Dogwood Hedges (Cornus alba, sanguinea, stolonifera and sibirica)
 Elder Hedge (Sambucus nigra)
 Golden Elder Hedge (Sambucus nigra 'Aurea')
 Escallonia Hedge (Red)
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 Escallonia Hedge (White)
 Euonymus fortunei Emerald n Gold Hedge
 Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety' Hedge
 Euonymus japonicus 'Jean Hugues'
 Euonymus japonicus 'Ovatus Aureus' Hedge
 Euonymus japonicus 'Kathy' Hedge
 Field Maple Hedge (Acer campestre)
 Flowering Currant Hedge (Ribes sanguineum)
 Forsythia Hedge
 Fuchsia magellanica (Hardy Fuchsia)
 Gorse hedging (Ulex europaeus)
 Griselinia littoralis Hedge
 Griselinia Dixon's Cream Hedge
 Guelder Rose Hedge (Viburnum opulus)
 Hawthorn Hedge (Crataegus monogyna)
 Hazel Hedge (Corylus avellana)
 Hebe - Sutherlandii, Mrs Winder and Red Edge
 English Holly Hedge (Ilex aquifolium or Ilex aquifolium 'Alaska')
 Holly - large leafed Hedge (Ilex Aquifolium J C Van Tol)
 Holly - Silver Hedge (Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata')
 Hornbeam Hedge (Carpinus betulus)
 Hypericum Hedge (St John's Wort)
 Ilex crenata (Japanese Holly)
 Ivy (Hedera hibernica)
 June Berry or Snowy Mespilus Hedge (Amelanchier lamarckii or canadensis)
 Laurel Hedge - Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis)
 Laurel Hedge - Cherry or Common Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia')
 Laurel Hedge - Compact (Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken')
 Laurel Hedge - Laurel Etna (Prunus laurocerasus 'Etna')
 Laurel Hedge - Portuguese Laurel (Prunus lusitanica)
 Laurel Hedge - Spotted Laurel (Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia')
 Laurel Hedge - Cherry Laurel 'Caucasica' (Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica')
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 English Lavender Hedge (Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead')
 Lavender Hidcote Hedge (Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote')
 French Lavender Hedge (Lavandula stoechas)
 White Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia Arctic Snow)
 Dwarf Lavender Little Lady (Lavandula angustifolia 'Little Lady')
 Leylandii Hedge (x Cupressocyparis leylandii)
 Golden Leylandii Hedge (x Cupressocyparis 'Castlewellan Gold')
 Lonicera Hedge (Lonicera nitida)
 Lonicera nitida 'Baggesen's Gold' Hedge
 Lonicera Hedge (Lonicera pileata)
 Mexican Orange Blossom (Choisya ternata and Choisya ternata Sundance) Hedge
 Monterey cypress Hedge 'Goldcrest' (Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest')
 Oleaster Hedge (Elaeagnus x ebbingei)
 Oleaster 'Gilt Edge' Hedge (Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge')
 Oleaster 'Limelight' Hedge (Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Limelight')
 Osmanthus x burkwoodii
 Philadelphus 'Belle Etoile' Hedge (Mock Orange)
 Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' Hedge (Photinia x fraseri)
 Photinia 'Little Red Robin' (Photinia x fraseri 'Little Red Robin')
 Potentilla Hedge
 Privet Hedge (Ligustrum ovalifolium)
 Wild Privet Hedge (Ligustrum vulgare)
 Golden Privet Hedge (Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum')
 Prunus x cistena Hedge (Purple Leaf Sand Cherry)
 Pyracantha Red Berries
 Pyracantha Orange Berries
 Pyracantha Yellow Berries
 Rosa rugosa Hedge or Ramanus Rose (Dark Pink or White)
 Rosemary Hedge (Rosmarinus officinalis)
 Rowan Hedge or Mountain Ash (Sorbus Acuparia)
 Skimmia (Skimmia japonica 'Rubella')
 Spindle (Euonymus europaeus)
 Viburnum lantana Hedge
 Viburnum tinus (Laurustinus) Hedge
 Weigela (Weigela 'Florida Variegata')
 Western Red Cedar Hedge (Thuja plicata)
 Wild Cherry Hedge (Prunus avium)
 Willow Hedge (Salix alba or caprea)
 English Yew Hedge Plants (Taxus baccata)
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Hedges Direct are a specialist grower of a huge range of hedging plants, in all sizes from 30cm to 3m. We stock bare roots, cell grown plants, pot grown shrubs and root ball hedge plants so whether you want deciduous or evergreen hedging, cheap garden hedging or top of the range instant hedging, fine topiary, trees or lawn turf youve found the right company.

Lawn care advice

Watering
It is crucial to water newly laid turf as soon as it is down so that it survives. In the UK the rain often helps us out but during drier spells you need to keep your new lawn damp for the first 28 days by watering, after which point the turf should be established enough to fend for itself.

The TGA have the following 10 tips for watering a new lawn:

1. Use a soil conditioner to help the soil increase its ability to retain water when preparing the ground for a new lawn.

2. Make sure you only have order as much turf in each delivery as you can lay in one go so that it doesn't dry out.

3. To ensure you are ready to lay the turf a.s.a.p. make sure you have the ground prepared in advance. We recommend you lay your turf within 24hours of delivery (or sooner if possible)

4. If you can, stack your turf in a shaded area when it is delivered

5. It's a good idea to dampen the soil just before laying

6. Press down lightly on the turf as you lay to ensure good contact with the soil

7. Water the turf immediately after it has been laid and ensure the soil is damp to a 10cm depth. You can check this by turning up a corner of the turf. You should continue to do this until the turf is established.

8. Try to water the turf first thing in the morning or last thing at night so that the sun doesn't dry up any water you have applied.

9. Don't overwater your turf at any stage as you will create a boggy condition which could lead to moss and grass diseases developing. If it has rained then check the soil first before watering

10. As the turf establishes over the first 28 days water it less and less frequently so it can adapt to fend for itself but don't ever allow it to dry out and go brown in this period.

Mowing
You can start mowing your lawn once it has started to establish. You can tell when this is as the turf will have a 0.5-1 inch white root establishing in the soil. To check if this is the case lift up a corner of the turf and look at the root system. Do not mow the grass when the ground is too wet (i.e. when you can create soggy footprints in the turf with your feet)

In general once the grass is established the 1st mow is done when over three quarters of an inch (20mm) of new growth has appeared. In spring this takes approximately 1 to 2 weeks after laying turf or during the winter months after approximately 4 to 6 weeks. At the start only the new growth of turf should be removed at the first cut. This can slowly be increased if a closer cut is required. As a rule you should never remove more than 25% of growth at any one mowing.

It is best to use a cylinder mower if the lawn is very level and you want a high quality refined grass. Alternatively you can us a rotary mower for a standard lawn with classic grass which needs mowing once a week and has slightly longer fescues.

Please Note.
If the daytime temperature is consistently above 20 degrees and the humidity is high, then the grass plants will struggle to establish and flourish.
It will be best to wait until things change to lay the turf, for example if a fall in temperature is predicted or rain is promised.
During these periods we try to avoid despatching our turf in order to prevent any issues with establishment.

 

 
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