Plant a Formal Hedge

A tidy, clipped hedge is the standard border for formal gardens. Here's how to get one started.

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Tease Out Roots

If planting in spring, add some fertilizer to the excavated soil. Tease out any congested roots before planting at the same depth as the plant was in its original pot. Firm in with your foot and water well.

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© 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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