Hedges can be implemented for a variety of reasons; As a border to hide or replace a fence, as a screen to provide privacy or even just as an aesthetic addition to your property.
Some of the more popular varieties of plants that are used to create hedges are: Duranta, Murraya, Photinia, Virburnum and LillyPilly varieties, with each having their own unique characteristics. Many other varieties of plant species can be used to create a hedge, but these are the most common.
Regular hedge trimming and its importance:
There are generally 4 different types of hedges; Formal, Informal, Topiaries and General privacy.
Many people do not realise the importance of regular hedge trimming, especially for formal hedges. Whether this is done yourself or you instate a regular hedging service by 1300 4 Gardening, it is a practice that needs to be adopted to keep your hedges looking the best they can.
Some of the things that need to be considered in doing this are: