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Laurel Hedges

By |2019-05-28T20:24:49+00:00March 18th, 2019|Plant Spotlights|

Laurels are a unique group of plants, and they are particularly well-suited to hedging. They are technically in the Prunus genus and they are not “true” laurels at all! This may be why they are often called “Cherry laurels” –cherries and plums are also Prunus species. Cherry laurels are broad-leafed evergreens, meaning they have wide,

Beech Hedge vs Hornbeam Hedge – Which Creates a Far Superior Hedge

By |2019-05-30T15:36:24+00:00February 13th, 2019|Plant Spotlights|

Landscape architects specifying hedges for properties most often select European Beech (Fagus sylvatica) or Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus).The two varieties are similar in many ways, but in our experience, European Beech nearly always create a superior hedge. One of the main benefits of planting a European Beech hedge is the fact that it holds its beautiful,