Plants used for hedging are usually clipped or shaped in a strong rectangular shape. They are full-bodied and well proportioned, providing consistency to define boundaries or to create a screen or barrier.
Hedge elements can provide immediate impact and maturity in a garden design and build project. They are an excellent choice for creating a sheltered and private space and can be planted at any time of year. Hedging elements can offer a natural solution to privacy or boundary issues.
There are evergreen hedging elements, hedging with either dense or loose foliage, either green or colourful foliage, with fragrant flowers, berries... Different hedge varieties offer the home owner or designer lots of choice.
Hedging can also attract wildlife, adding more to the natural experience in the garden.