How to install a defensive hedge?

Plants with thorns or prickly leaves are ideal for deterring intruders.

In order not to invite unwanted guests to your garden, it can be interesting to plant thorn bushes with dense foliage. Here are our tips for successful hedge defense.

Do you no longer know how to prevent unwanted intrusions into your garden? A good idea can be a natural dam, installed at the edge of the plot without disfiguring the garden.

What is a defensive fence?

PUSH Hedge defensive is an impermeable plant barrier that helps prevent intrusions by domestic animals (dogs, cats) or wild animals (spectators, foxes).

The interest of this hedge lies in its size, its airtightness, its tangled or thorny branches, depending on the shrubs chosen for its composition. It also allows you to replace a concrete wall, fence or even a gabion as privacy protection around the garden and maintain a natural and green aesthetic, all at a lower cost.

Which plants should you choose to create a defensive hedge?

Green or red leaves, evergreen or deciduous, branched, flowering, fruiting or thorny… The list of plants is wide enough to get a defensive hedge that will be in harmony with the other plants that decorate your garden. Among the most common plants:

How to maintain a defensive fence?

After choosing the bushes according to the soil and exposure to the sun, after a few months they can develop and reach a height of more than 1.5 meters.

Depending on the climate and the chosen species, it will be necessary to water in the event of a prolonged drought, just as with ordinary hedges. It is also recommended to cut each bush by a third of its height, every six months to a year, for a period of three years. This will allow it to branch out and become even denser later. Then simply let it grow naturally, removing damaged, faded elements or those that would tend to stick out and bother your neighbors or passers-by.

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