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  • Advice | Hedging.ie
    s easy to care for and even easier to grow you should consider planting common laurel also known as cherry laurel or English laurel Read More Adrian Laurel Hedging FAQ People often enquire about laurel hedging it s various characteristics and benefits Find answers some of the most commonly asked questions here Read More Adrian First 1 2 3 4 5 6 Last Previous Post Next Post About The Author Adrian Byrne NC NDip Horticulture All about hedging and trees planting care and maintenance advice as well as celebrating their many benefits Related Posts 5 Trees for Autumn Colour Read More 5 best types of trees for shelter Read More Laurel Hedging Pruning Maintenance Read More About our blog All about hedging and trees planting care and maintenance advice as well as celebrating their many benefits Contact Adrian 087 2630523 Hedging and Trees Hedging Native Trees ShelterBelt Trees Ornamental Trees Recent Articles A Guide To Trees in Ireland Ireland is dotted with beautiful trees so much Read More Benefits of Planting Shelterbelt Trees Read More The Benefits of Planting Laurel Hedging If you re looking for a hedge that s easy to care Read More Laurel Hedging FAQ People often

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    on end in bags This will ensure that they are fresh and ideal for planting Ideally laurel hedging should be bushy with numerous stems to ensure a hood bushy hedgerow Read More Adrian Best Trees to Grow in Ireland Native Trees are the best trees to grow in Ireland because they are used to the Irish conditions The list of irish native trees includes Alder Ash Birch Cherry Blackthorn Whitehorn Crabapple Hazel Holly Oak Mountain Ash Scots pine Whitethorn Willow and Yew Read More Adrian First 1 2 3 4 5 6 Last Previous Post Next Post About The Author Adrian Byrne NC NDip Horticulture All about hedging and trees planting care and maintenance advice as well as celebrating their many benefits Related Posts 5 Trees for Autumn Colour Read More 5 best types of trees for shelter Read More Laurel Hedging Pruning Maintenance Read More About our blog All about hedging and trees planting care and maintenance advice as well as celebrating their many benefits Contact Adrian 087 2630523 Hedging and Trees Hedging Native Trees ShelterBelt Trees Ornamental Trees Recent Articles A Guide To Trees in Ireland Ireland is dotted with beautiful trees so much Read More Benefits of

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  • Advice | Hedging.ie
    private gardens and commercial developments is Beech and Laurel Read More Adrian 5 Trees for Autumn Colour When it comes to this time of the year Ireland is awash with many different colours around the country side Our hedgerows and forestry s are a blaze of different colours ranging from bright yellow to deep reds Read More Adrian First 1 2 3 4 5 6 Last Previous Post Next Post About The Author Adrian Byrne NC NDip Horticulture All about hedging and trees planting care and maintenance advice as well as celebrating their many benefits Related Posts 5 Trees for Autumn Colour Read More 5 best types of trees for shelter Read More Laurel Hedging Pruning Maintenance Read More About our blog All about hedging and trees planting care and maintenance advice as well as celebrating their many benefits Contact Adrian 087 2630523 Hedging and Trees Hedging Native Trees ShelterBelt Trees Ornamental Trees Recent Articles A Guide To Trees in Ireland Ireland is dotted with beautiful trees so much Read More Benefits of Planting Shelterbelt Trees Read More The Benefits of Planting Laurel Hedging If you re looking for a hedge that s easy to care Read More Laurel Hedging

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  • Advice | Hedging.ie
    shelterbelt trees Ireland s top 5 native trees There are several different types of trees in Ireland that are considered native The list of Irish native trees includes Alder Ash Birch Cherry Blackthorn Whitehorn Crabapple Hazel Holly Oak Mountain Ash Scots pine Whitethorn Willow and Yew Native Trees can also be used for shelter and to block views for all types of developments and agricultural and amenity situations Here is my list of Ireland s top 5 native trees Read More Adrian irish trees First 1 2 3 4 5 6 Last Previous Post Next Post About The Author Adrian Byrne NC NDip Horticulture All about hedging and trees planting care and maintenance advice as well as celebrating their many benefits Related Posts 5 Trees for Autumn Colour Read More 5 best types of trees for shelter Read More Laurel Hedging Pruning Maintenance Read More About our blog All about hedging and trees planting care and maintenance advice as well as celebrating their many benefits Contact Adrian 087 2630523 Hedging and Trees Hedging Native Trees ShelterBelt Trees Ornamental Trees Recent Articles A Guide To Trees in Ireland Ireland is dotted with beautiful trees so much Read More Benefits of Planting

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  • Advice | Hedging.ie
    maintenance advice as well as celebrating their many benefits Related Posts 5 Trees for Autumn Colour Read More 5 best types of trees for shelter Read More Laurel Hedging Pruning Maintenance Read More About our blog All about hedging and trees planting care and maintenance advice as well as celebrating their many benefits Contact Adrian 087 2630523 Hedging and Trees Hedging Native Trees ShelterBelt Trees Ornamental Trees Recent Articles A

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  • 5 Trees for Autumn Colour | Hedging.ie
    shoots from the one cut stem It tolerates most soil conditions but like most trees it thrives best on good free draining soil Its timber is used in a wide variety of applications form Hurley making to furniture making There is a disease that came in from Europe called ash dieback affecting ash trees in Ireland This is being carefully monitored by the relevant authorities Growth rate 2 3ft per year Cherry Tree Prunus The Cherry tree is a very common tree around the Irish countryside and the ornamental varieties are probable the most commonly used trees in Irish gardens The common cherry survives well in most conditions and is very good at seeding itself It has a lovely white flower in spring that turns to seed in the autumn Cherry leaves range in colour in the autumn from a bright yellow to a deep red colour Growth rate is between 1 2 feet per year Birch Tree Betula Pendula The Birch Tree is a slight erect framed tree with light stems and relatively small leaves There are two types of native birch mainly found in Ireland Silver Birch and the Downy Birch Both silver and downy give good autumn colour with their bright yellow leaves The downy Birch tree is the mast commonly found one as it tolerated poor soil conditions and also wet soil conditions The Silver birch needs relatively good drainage Its root system is not intrusive so therefore it can be planted relatively close to developments etc Its catkins contain seed which can be eaten by birds and wildlife in the winter months Silver birch is often used in gardens because of the striking colour from is silver bark in the winter months Growth rate is between 1 2 feet per year Beech Tree Fagus Sylvatica Beech is a deciduous tree that actually holds onto the dead leaf for the winter It s the new leaf in the spring actually shoves off the old leaf It provides lovely colours in the autumn while turning form green to yellow and then to red and then the usual coppery brown colour we are most accustomed to around the Irish country side in the winter months If left unchecked beech can grow into a massive tree that are ideal for parkland settings etc Beech is available in both green beech and copper beech Growth rate is about 12 inches per year Mountain Ash Tree Sorbus Aucuparia The Mountain Ash tree or more commonly known in Ireland as the rowan tree is widely seen around the Irish countryside Its leaves range in colour from yellow to a striking bright red Like the birch it too grows in an upright manner and doesn t encroach on neighbouring developments etc It is often seen on hill sides as it will tolerate poor soil conditions Its creamy white flowers turn to bright red berries in the autumn therefore providing lots of food for the birds The leaves turn yellow and red in the

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  • 5 best types of trees for shelter | Hedging.ie
    rate is between 2 4 feet annually Poplar Populus Poplar trees are often used for shelter as they grow at a very fast rate and provide a very fast shelterbelt It has a very festigate growing pattern and looks very uniform when growing Like alder poplar is furnished right to the bottom providing excellent shelter The two main varieties used for shelter belts are the Lombardy poplar and tt 32 You have to be very careful with poplar as the invasive root system can cause problems with walls driveways drain systems etc Growth rate is between 3 6 feet per year Willow Salix Willow is a nice fast growing tree that can also be used as a shelter belt Its thin twisted leaves and catkins provide a nice spring and summer look and the coloured stems provide excellent winter colour Like Alder and Poplar it grows at a very fast rate and responds well to trimming so can be kept at a required height and shape It provides excellent shelter to all wildlife birds mammals and insects Like Poplar it has an invasive root system so care is needed when planting Growth rate is 3 6 ft per year Scots pine Pinus Sylvestris Scots pine is a native evergreen tree that is normally grown for its timber but can work quite well as a shelter tree They are normally mixed in a shelter block with other deciduous shelter belt trees rather than used as a shelter belt They grow at a fairly fast growth rate therefore providing excellent evergreen shelter It also provides visual shelter Growth rate 2 3ft per year Cuppress Cupressaceae These cuppress trees also known as Cypress are sometimes used in shelter belts to provide visual shelter They grow fairly fast and can provide shelter in certain

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  • Laurel Hedging - Pruning & Maintenance | Hedging.ie
    t dry out The plant should be placed in the trench and covered with clay Bare rooted Laurel hedging should always be planted to the same depth as they were when lifted in the nursery This can be seen by the colour on the stem There will be two different colours Green and brown Plant to where the two colours meet The new hedge should be thoroughly watered in after planting Maintaince or Your Laurel Hedge The base of your laurel hedge should be kept clean form weeds and grass for the first three years at least to ensure optimum growth The best way to keep it clean is to use tram This is a black woven material not unlike sacking in appearance It will allow water and nutrients to permeate through it but will suppress weeds and grass from growing up around your hedge Basically you plant your hedge and level out the soil underneath roll a 2ft strip of tram out beside your new laurel hedge You cut a 1 ft slit in the tram every 1 ft where you have a hedge plant Then just slide in the tram and cover it with wood bark wood chip or stone chip You could also the chemical method of weed control This basically is using a glyph sate based spray at the base of your new laurel hedge to kill the weeds and grass You must be very careful not to hit any part of the laurel plants with the chemical as this would have a devastating affect on your hedge Pruning of Your New Laurel Hedge Basically laurel hedging is a vigorous bushy hedge that establishes quickly You can probably expect 1 ft of growth on your new laurel hedge in the first year and 2 ft of

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