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Beech Hedge - For Doctor Bob


Beech Hedge - For Doctor Bob

Set this hedge a couple of years ago. Dr Bob kindly gave me advice on planting and its doing well.



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thats going to look lovely dawn when it fills out, i love the leaves even in winter ;o)

14 Jan, 2011

 

The hedge looks great, Dawn and I love all the contrasting shapes and textures in the photo. Sounds an odd thing to say but I think it's a very warm looking winter photo :)

14 Jan, 2011

 

Dawn that will look fantastic......

14 Jan, 2011

 

nice hedge & photo too...

14 Jan, 2011

 

That is doing well....I love beech hedges....there are some massive ones in Angus...really old. I love this whole photo DA..it really looks like it could soon be spring! I went out today without my coat and was fine....nice and warm with just my jersey on!

14 Jan, 2011

 

Well done Dawn & John, Beech has been one of my favourites, I hope I will be able to see it in 7 years time. Gone to my favourites.

14 Jan, 2011

 

Looks great Dawn infact the photo itself is so lovely.

15 Jan, 2011

 

Theres your gorgeous garden Dawn....the hedge looks to be coming on great....how high will you grow it?

15 Jan, 2011

amy
Amy
 

There's something about a beech hedge Dawn , I don't know what it is perhaps it's signifies age maturity , you know like " I've been here for a long time so you must respect me " yours is going to look fantastic ... you will always look at it with pride thinking , "I did that " x

16 Jan, 2011

 

My friend, next door but one, has a beech hedge. Planted it about this size and now it is about 5' after five years. Lovely and thick too. They haven't pruned or trimmed it yet, and it looks beautiful and even. I think it's a very 'country' thing to have a beech hedge. I love it! btw, they have snowdrops under the hedge, wonderful!

16 Jan, 2011

 

Thanks Sandra, Gee, Maureen, Elsie and Clarice.

Karen: Yes, a bit more Spring like here at the moment :-) Beech is country-fied isnt it. I trimmed the ends of this in August, you have to be careful when to prune so as not to lose the lovely, crisp, brown leaves for Winter interest. I've got some minature daffs set under this.

Dr Bob: Glad you approve and you will definitely see it in 7 years time :-)

Hi Janey, we dont want to let it grow very high as it will spoil my view of the pond from the house.

Amy: I've always wanted beech hedging, like you say, as does Bob, something heritage about it, love it.

16 Jan, 2011

 

The beech hedge keeps it's leaves in the winter and is a refuge for the birds. Sparrows will like it. The garden will benefit from it when it gets bigger as it will protect the garden from the winds. Lovely to have a garden big enough for it.

20 Jan, 2011

 

Hi Linda. I hope the birds enjoy the hedge in time, it would be nice to have some sparrows. Established beech hedges are so intricate, I find them fascinating.

20 Jan, 2011

 

Sorry Dawn, meant to add this to my favourites, will do now.

20 Jan, 2011

 

Awww bless you.

21 Jan, 2011

 

You're welcome Dawn, by the way I'm glad you think I will be around to see the hedge in 7 years, I'll be nearly 30 by then LOL.

22 Jan, 2011

 

Oh Bob, as you're still 21 I was expecting you to say you would be almost 28, lol

25 Jan, 2011



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