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  • Estate boundary hedges.

    Rosemoor Garden on 26 Aug 2009 at 04:03 PM

    We estate people don’t mess around when it comes to cutting the estate boundary hedges; we could use an electric hedge trimmer but the extension cable wouldn’t be long enough; we could use a 2 stroke trimmer but we would be there all year So instead we hire contractors to do the job. The machines they... Read More...

  • Hedge Laying at Rosemoor

    Rosemoor Garden on 19 Dec 2008 at 11:52 AM

    Throughout the garden we have a number of traditional Devon hedge banks that we have been maintaining by laying (or steeping as it is often called) over the past few years. At Rosemoor we wish to preserve and maintain the traditional hedges within the garden, as traditional natural hedgerows are sadly... Read More...

  • Hedges and Hedge Cutting - Get it right!

    Rosemoor Garden on 25 Nov 2008 at 09:17 AM

    Rosemoor’s formal garden hedges have been in place for many years and there are A LOT of them!! Yew, Portugal laurel, privet, beech, hornbeam, box and holly all play a part in creating the year-round structure of the garden. We try to shape the hedges as accurately as possible and have developed simple... Read More...