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Hedge of mixed green and purple beech in summer Fagus sylvatica and Fagus sylvatica purpurea

Instant Hedging

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Whether it is by preference or you find yourself in a situation where you need ready-grown hedges planted straight away, our instant hedging can help achieve this.  At Hopes Grove Nurseries we provide you with pre-planted one-metre length hedging that can be planted all year round. From Instant Beech to Instant Yew, there are varieties to suit every need.

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Laurel Common Potted Hedging 30-40cm 144-0in

Laurel: Not just a shrub

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From its humble beginning, Laurel is a versatile plant that stems back to ancient Greece. Now seen as a popular addition to gardens, the additional uses of Laurel – including its medicinal uses – are forgotten. Laurel has both medicinal and cooking uses, from laurel oil being used for skincare to laurel leaves being used in aiding digestion – Laurel is far more than just a pretty hedge!

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How to get the most out of your winter garden

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Cold weather can damage plants. It is therefore no surprise that winter gardens tend to look drab, but if you carry out a bit of winter garden maintenance before and during winter this doesn’t have to be the case! By tidying up, leaving bird feeders out, sowing seeds and preparing for the cold weather, you can help your garden look good, even in the dreary cold months!

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Creating a bee-friendly garden

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Bees have been around for longer than we realise, with the oldest known bee fossil being 100 million years old. However, there has been a 75% decrease in the number of beehives over the past hundred years.

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Urban Garden Small Plants in Soil

The lowdown on urban gardening

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Gardening provides a sense of tranquillity and peace. However, the joys of gardening can be lost on those who live in built-up areas. The lack of greenery available in these spaces means that the need for urban gardening grows. Read about how you can grow your own Urban Garden.

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Top 5 herbs to have in your kitchen garden

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Growing your own herbs from scratch and then using them in your cooking is immensely satisfying. Each one of these five herbs can turn a bland dish into something incredible.

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Protecting plants during the winter

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Weather conditions affect us all, so why wouldn’t it affect our gardens? Plants like hedges are living too, which is why, like us, a majority of them suffer in the winter.

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Welcome to our new website!

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Hello and welcome to the brand new website for Hopes Grove Nurseries. With over 25 years of hedging excellence under our belt, our new website offers you a smooth and trouble-free way of viewing our huge selection of hedges and plants from the comfort of your own home. With customer service and quality hedging at…

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