A hedge is a tree. No, a hedge is a shrub. Stop - you're both right! There is no definitive plant group that scientifically is a hedge, but rather any one of the multitude of plants in the shrub and tree categories and grown to hedge-like heights can be planted, trimmed and pruned to form that which in common parlance, is know as a hedge. See our array of plants which can become beautiful living fences in your dream garden.
See the following plants, some actually called "hedges", others not, but that all make decorative and functional hedges: Privet Hedge, Hardy Amur Privet Hedge, Purple Leaf Plum Hedge, Red Robin Hood Rose Hedge, Rosa Rugosa Rose Hedge, Purple Perfection Rose Hedge, American Arborvitae, Red Barberry, Leyland Cypress, Siberian Elm, Forsythia, Canadian Hemlock, Pink Honeysuckle, Dwarf Josee Reblooming Lilac, Old Fashioned Lilac, Dwarf Burning Bush and more,
and at great, low prices, at Niftygarden.com!
You may also like: Quality hedge shears and trimmers to keep your hedges neat.
Prices are "per plant". To achieve a full hedge as shown in the photos may require several plants.
Niftygarden.com Build Your Dream Garden: “Illusion and Seclusion: Two Less Obvious Reasons for Adding Garden Hedges”: Why a hedge, one might ask? There are many purposeful, obvious reasons for adding one or more hedges to a garden. One of the most popular and often stated reasons is as a wind barrier, protecting less hardy plants from harsh elements. But a hedge acts not the same as a fence or wall .... read more
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