Good Plant Hedges Make Good Neighbours | Hecker Nursery
A complete guide to selecting, establishing and maintaining plant hedges in East Rand gardens.
Sweet vburnum (Viburnum sinensis) - Life is a Garden
One of the best plants for a luxurious looking hedge. Quick growing and bird attracting. Viburnums can be grown in full sun but a bit of shade is beneficial in very hot and dry climates. They do well in a loamy, well composted soil which does not drain too quickly. Viburnums need frequent deep waterings in the hot summer months. Viburnum sinensis is evergreen and hardy to frost. Feeding with slow release nitrogen is beneficial but not essential. Gauteng Stockists Colourful Splendour –…
Plants for Hedges and Screens
PLANTS FOR HEDGES AND SCREENS CATEGORIES: Shrubs Hedges and screens, both formal and informal, have been part of the landscape garden for centuries. They fulfil an important function in defining parts of the garden and transforming the whole garden into smaller compartments. They are often planted on boundaries for privacy and in some instances, for security. Low growing... Read More
Respect the Spek: The amazing Spekboom | Hecker Nursery
Portulacaria afra also known as Spekboom, Elephant’s food, Elephant bush, Dwarf jade plant or Porkbush is a fast growing succulent that belongs to the Purslane family. Spekboom has the unique ability to absorb more carbon from the atmosphere than most plants and it does so very efficiently.