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Hedges

Sites

Want to know more about the history of hedges? Follow these links…


Historic Hedge Mazes

Site about the history of mazes with plans of mazes in England and Europe.

The link address is: http://www.labyrinthos.net/graphics05.htm

Garden Hedges

Everything you need to know about garden hedges including choosing, planting, maintaining and legal issues.

The link address is: http://www.rspb.org.uk/gardens/advice/gardenhedges/index.asp

Pruning Hedges

A guide to pruning hedges, including shaping formal hedging and controlling growth.

The link address is: http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/basics/techniques/pruning_prunehedges.shtml

Postcards From The Hedge

Site dedicated to the art of topiary, including its history and top tips.

The link address is: http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/8433/contents.html

Topiary Art

Website that gives you tours of estates with topiary, its history, and a picture gallery.

The link address is: http://www.topiaryart.com/

Labyrinths and Mazes

A detailed overview of the history and spiritual meanings of the labyrinth.

The link address is: http://www.crystalinks.com/labyrinths.html

National Hedgelaying Society

Website for the group committed to conserving hedgerows through traditional skills.

The link address is: http://www.hedgelaying.org.uk

RSPB

Instructions on how to plant a hedge and help provide a habitat for wildlife.

The link address is: http://www.rspb.org.uk/gardens/whatyoucando/plantingforbirds/plant_a_hedge.asp