Mixed hedges are a composition of various shrubs. Each species brings its own enticing highlight, either in sync or one at a time. Changing leaf colors, spread-out blooms, and decorative fruits – all such traits are worth considering. Autumn? That’s your go-to season for planting. To guide you in choosing, let’s take a look at […]
Hedges often mark property lines and are usually the first project for the garden. But setting a hedge up means choosing the type of shrub: flowered, mixed or evergreen. There are many options and not all shrubs are suited to growing in a hedge.
As appealing to us as they are to pollinators, melliferous plant species are where pollinator insects reign as kings. These beautiful flowers are gorged with pollen and nectar offered up for pollinators to feed on, a trade-off that 80% of all flower-bearing species sign up for in order to reproduce.
Hedges are important for biodiversity. Birds, for instance, love building their nests in them. It makes sense to regulate when to work on hedges and when to keep them undisturbed. Regulations on trimming and removing hedges is what helps coordinate this effort as a community.
Hedges are now an important part of landscaping, and getting them right will come naturally after taking a look at this short video. This short hedge hack explains everything about spacing, varieties, how to position the plants and when to proceed. Read more ►
Their colorful feathers and sweet-sounding songs are a pleasure in the garden. And the also do much more! Garden birds play a critical role for biodiversity: they control dangerous pests, spread seeds, and help pollinate plants.
Thuja, or Arborvitae, is a long-living tree that just keeps growing. If you miss a few pruning seasons, you’ll have to cut it back hard! Here’s what Michel experienced. Read also: Planting and caring for thuja Evergreen hedges, a good idea? Hedge pruning, timing, tips A short note before beginning, from Michel himself: I think […]