Your very own hedge fun!
These days, hedging plants can be bought and planted at any time of the year, but the traditional time was always November. In years gone by, hedging plants were only available as bare-root plants, lifted from open ground on a nursery. These plants needed to be planted in gardens when they were dormant, between November and March. It was only in the 1950s and 1960s that nursery plants for sale were grown in pots.
So, with an eye to the traditional timing for hedges, let’s look at some of the fascinating stories that are connected to them.