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Green Mountain
Green Mountain Boxwood (Buxus x ‘Green Mountain’) is an extremely popular boxwood. It has great cold tolerance and is one of the most naturally resistant to Boxwood Blight. It is deer and rabbit resistant and grows well in full sun to shade. It is hardy in USDA Zones 4-9.
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Schmidt
Schmidt Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens ‘Schmidt’) is a lesser-known boxwood variety but has a desirable tall and narrow growth habit making it great for hedging. It is deer resistant and grows in full sun to partial shade. It is hardy in USDA Zones 5-8.
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Box Honeysuckle
Box Honeysuckle (Lonicera nitida) is lovely hedge in its own right but also makes a great boxwood substitute for areas with Boxwood Blight. The foliage is evergreen and very similar to boxwood. It is deer resistant, takes full sun to full shade, and grows in USDA Zones 6-9.
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Hick's Yew
Hicks Yew (Taxus x media ‘Hicksii’) is the best hedge for deep shade locations, although it also thrives in full sun. This is a naturally narrow plant, so it is good for small spaces. It has evergreen needles and bright red fruits. Hicks Yew is hardy to USDA Zones 5-8.
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Little Simon
Little Simon Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis ‘Little Simon’) is a dwarf selection of Emerald Green that only reaches 3-4’ tall. It is a great boxwood substitute for colder regions and blight-susceptible areas. It grows best in full sun and is hardy in USDA Zones 3-8.
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Teton Firethorn
Teton Firethorn (Pyracantha ‘Teton’) is an evergreen hedge that boasts billows of white flowers in spring, followed by bright orange fruits that feed birds through winter. Sharp thorns keep deer away. It grows well in full sun to shade and is hardy in USDA Zones 6-9.
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Sizes
Our hedges come in multiple, convenient sizes. Learn about which hedge size option will work best for your project, from our 18-24” tall MiniHedge to our 5-6’ tall InstantHedge. See detailed dimensions for all of our different hedge sizes, including root balls.
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Containers
You have multiple options for the kind of container in which your InstantHedge is shipped. Learn about our standard Biodegradable Cardboard Boxes, as well as the fabric bag and cedar box options. This page will lead you to the best choice for your project.
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Installation
InstantHedge is a unique product and the planting process is very unlike installing a traditional hedge. This page takes you step by step through the easy process of how to plant an InstantHedge. No doubt about it, it’s the fastest way to plant a hedge.
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Projects
See real-life examples of our hedges being used in projects all over the country. These photos are provided by our customers and can be used as inspiration for a wide range of uses, from commercial to residential. You can find customer reviews here as well.
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COMMERCIAL GARDENING

Using hedges in a commercial space makes financial, practical and aesthetic sense—hedges allow designers to create distinct spaces in commercial gardens for everything from entryways, outdoor rooms, paths and bike lanes, parking, entertainment spaces, even quiet green parks and water features: essentially, in commercial gardening, hedges maximize usable space within a property by creating natural, sustainable, green barriers.

Commercial Gardening

Thoughtfully chosen hedges have a myriad of practical uses for Commercial landscaping spaces:

Hedge installation is an easy and cost-effective way to add value to the property, as well as creating an aesthetically welcoming space through commercial landscaping—additionally, many hedge varietals thrive in a variety of climates. Hedges in Commercial landscaping are easy to maintain with annual pruning and basic care.

Commercial gardening can be implemented on every sized property, from small, private businesses hoping for a simple, welcoming entryway to large municipalities hoping to increase their accessible public green spaces. Hedging plants are also effective for contemporary landscaping.

COMMERCIAL GARDENING GALLERY

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    European beech (Fagus sylvatica) trimmed to varying heights creates an intentional screen for this country garden courtyard.

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    Dense, evergreen, easily-maintained Hicks Yew hedges are the perfect choice for low, artistic borders.

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    Beech hedges can be planted in blocks to create patterns to highlight other plants and sculptures.

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    Beech hedges can easily be grown in planters anywhere, including patios, balconies, and green roofs.

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    Historic estates and parks can be revived using new boxwood hedges to create classic knot gardens

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    Public parks, botanical gardens, and historic estates can use low boxwood hedges for a simple yet extremely elegant design

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    Urban businesses gain instant curb-appeal with a tidy, uniform boxwood hedge encircling their building.

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    Beech hedges add beauty, privacy, and quiet to public parks.

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    A peaceful space is created in a city park using boxwood and yew hedges to designate rooms in the landscape

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    Government building areas and universities often have wide open areas for landscaping. Boxwood knot gardens provide year-round structure and interest.

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    Historic estates (or new estates hoping to achieve an historic look) always look right with an expansive boxwood knot garden.

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    Purple beech is a unique hedge that is sure to make an impact in any landscape design!

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    Dress up a simple bike rack by adding a green beech hedge behind it.

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    Suburban home with close neighboring yards can feel private and secluded by using a dense privacy hedge like English Laurel.

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    A driveway framed by trees can be made even more distinguished with a hedge border behind.

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    A driveway framed by trees can be made even more distinguished with a hedge border behind.

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    A park or public garden can be made more elegant with tall, wall-like hedges like the yew (Taxus) shown here.

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    Even soon after planting, InstantHedges provide elegance and sophistication to a commercial landscape.

  • A public garden can be made more private with a hedge border like this Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas).

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    Outdoor eating areas are effectively separated from high-traffic areas with the use of an evergreen hedge.

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    This lawn outside a business is made more welcoming with a short European beech (Fagus sylvatica) screen.

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    With sophisitcated hedges, even a garage/storage building like shown here can be made less noticeable in a commercial landscape application.

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    An entryway or courtyard in a modern landscape can give an air of elegance with the use of well-manicured hedges.

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    A formal outdoor meeting place such as this can be made more private with the use of privacy hedges like the yew (Taxus) in the background. Lower boxwood (Buxus) hedges bordering the patio provide an attractive border.

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    The use of InstantHedges can create definition between areas of the landscape like in this public garden at an estate.

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    European beech (Fagus sylvatica) creates a boundary between this cottage garden and an open field.

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    Use a hornbeam hedge to highlight flowers, herbs, and garden sculptures.

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    A sophisticated knot garden like this can be achieved instantly with boxwood (Buxus) hedges as well as European beech (Fagus sylvatica).

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    A sophisticated knot garden like this can be achieved instantly with boxwood (Buxus) hedges as well as European beech (Fagus sylvatica).

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    A formal landscape can be readily achieved with the use of a leafy hedge like this European beech (Fagus sylvatica).

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    Multiple types of hedges can be used in a hotel courtyard like this to integrate several layers of textures and colors.

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    Evergreen hedges like this yew (Taxus) can be used to soften metal and stone elements in a landscape.

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    Stone features like this fountain are made more inviting with the use of a leafy hedge like this European beech (Fagus).

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    Country charm isn't hard to come by when using hedges to dress up a parking area or courtyard.

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    A formal knot garden such as this makes for an elegant entryway to this building.