Bring Back The Privet

17th July 2011 • ArchivePrevious PostNext Post

Not sure why privet hedges are no longer planted - they seem much much better than leylandii, in virtually every way: not quite so vigorous, can be cut back hard, flower a bit and nicer looking. 

Here's one in Bristol I did recently:

privet hedge

cloud pruned privet hedge

privet cloud hedge

And then I spotted these piles of grass cuttings.

mown grass

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