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    GPOD on the Road: Hatley Castle

    Today Cherry Ong is taking us to visit Hatley Castle in Victoria, British Columbia. This estate garden at the Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia, is magnificent, regal, and…

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    Beyond the Green Wall: Naturalistic Hedge Ideas

    Whether you live in town or the country, privacy in and around your home can be an essential part of comfort, peace, and well-being. As gardeners, we naturally look to…

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    How to Trim a Hedge

    For straight sides and a flat top, use stakes and string as a guide

  • Design

    Four Ideas for Screening a Yard

    Here’s how one garden designer balanced privacy with neighborliness

  • How-To

    Trim a Hedge With Straight Edges

    The straight edge that is the hallmark of the formal hedge depends most on what you do before you cut. Accurate measurements and well-placed stakes are key when you are…

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    First Lay your Hedge….

    The art of making solid, stock proof hedges lives on...