Blog

A Guide to Hedging Plants

Decorative, lush hedges are a great way to improve the look of your landscaping and garden overall look of your property. At TJ’S Wholesale Plants, we know that your commercial or residential outdoor areas need to be the best they can be in order to enhance your property. That’s why we not only provide our customers with high quality plants that are fresh and beautiful but we’ll also offer the right guidance so that you can maintain them.

Below we’re going to profile Pittosporums, Conifers, and Ornamental Trees - some of our popular hedging plants. We’re going to discuss what each of these plants are and how they can benefit your garden and the maintenance involved to care for them.

All About Pittosporums

These are great hedging plant for people who want to have a ‘sheer curtain’ in their landscape. These hedging plants can provide ample privacy for properties. You’ll also find that these plants can provide you with a lot of options because there are several varieties of Pittosporums available.

Many commercial businesses will use these hedging plants because they are low maintenance and are easy to hedge and shape.

If you’re thinking of using these plants, you should make sure that they are being planted in a part sun / part shade area. The soil you place them in should also be able to drain well.

Pittosporums are a great quick growing hedging plant and under the right conditions, these plants will grow to provide the perfect fence alternative. They are specifically known for their rapid growth!

All About Conifers

Because there are many different Conifer species, you can choose which plant suits your property based on your preferences. If you’re looking to have a large and tall hedge, Conifers can grow exceptionally quickly.

If you’re going to prune your Conifer hedge, you need to be wary of how much you’re pruning. You’re best to start with what is called “tip pruning” which simply means you are removing the tips of the plants at a slow pace as to not remove too much!

If you’re hesitant about pruning your plants, it’s always preferable to consult a professional Gardener or Landscaper to do your pruning for you.

All About Ornamental Trees

Ornamental Trees are, like their name suggests, known for being decorative. Depending on the tree variety that you choose, you can have flowers, a change in leaf colour throughout the Seasons and a beautiful Tree to look at all year round.

Depending on the type of tree you decide to buy, you can have some that are extremely low maintenance. This means you won’t have to hire anyone to take care of your tree and you won’t have to take care of it yourself.

The beauty of these Trees is that they will lose their leaves in Autumn, put on a beautiful display of flowers in Spring and then regrow their leaves in Summer.  These Trees are a beautiful choice for lining driveways, using as a feature tree or planting in groves. No matter what they are used for, they’re simply stunning!

Conclusion

Hedging plants are an excellent option for anyone who wants to have a property that provides security together with an aesthetic appeal for visitors. TJ’S Wholesale Plants are reliable supplies of a variety of hedging plants, including all of the above options, you can browse our plant gallery online. We are always happy to talk over your options with you, so if you are ready to start growing beautiful hedges or plant some Ornamental Trees, or have any questions get in touch with us today.