How to use Hedges in a sentence
It is often cut so as to form hedges in gardens.
Finish the pruning of all deciduous trees and hedges as soon as possible.
The hedges are of English FIG.
Smaller hedges may be formed of evergreen privet or of tree-box.
In cutting, the hedge (as indeed all hedges) should be XVI.Advertisement
Its gardens, however, with their clipped hedges, grottos, fountains, and cypress avenues, are said to retain their original Moorish character.
For dout ye nat but heerdemen with their catell, shepeherdes with theirshepe, and tieng of horses and mares, destroyeth moch come, the which the hedges wold save.
The fruit is a berry - the scarlet berries of the cuckoo-pint are familiar objects in the hedges in late summer.
Whatever style be adopted, it is essential that there should be a thick healthy growth of the hedges or shrubberies that confine the wanderer.
The trees chiefly used for the hedges, and the best for the purpose, are the hornbeam among deciduous trees, or the yew among evergreens.Advertisement
It is common in woods and hedges in parts of Wales and of the south of England.
Extensive gardens in exposed situations are often divided into compartments by hedges, so disposed as to break the force of high winds.
In England the hawthorn, owing to its hardiness and closeness of growth, has been employed for enclosure of land since the Roman occupation, but for ordinary field hedges it is believed it was generally in use till about the end of the 17th century.
The first hawthorn hedges in Scotland are said to have been planted by soldiers of Cromwell at Inch Buckling Brae in East Lothian and Finlarig in Perthshire.
It is commonly found in hedges and coppices, and as an undergrowth in woods, and reaches a height of some 12 ft.; occasionally, as at Eastwell Park, Kent, it may attain to 30 ft.Advertisement
On each side of the hedges throughout the labyrinth is a small strip of grass.
Helen evidently knew where she was as soon as she touched the boxwood hedges, and made many signs which I did not understand.
The common kind is often used as a fence plant, and also in many Continental gardens to form green walls and hedges.
The Guardian Nature notes The sweet, slightly acrid scent of privet pervades the streets from garden hedges.
Brown & Hedges ran into street affray - had to take cover in a canal.Advertisement
The gardens are very formal, with topiary hedges, statues, hidden paths and borders.
These are lovely venues, but choosing a gown with a full skirt when the wedding aisle will be a narrow path between hedges or along a craggy beach may be unwise.
Bulbocodium, usually die out on deep richly manured borders, but frequently live on poor stony or sandy soils, on dry grassy banks, or amongst the roots on the sunny sides of hedges, shrubs, stone walls, and trees.
All do best in light open soils and in full sun, and all are of fine habit without much pruning, though they will bear this if necessary and make thick, handsome hedges.
In a special bed the near shelter of hedges is desirable, though their roots should be kept away.Advertisement
It is an excellent seaside shrub, well adapted for hedges and screens.
Redtwig dogwood is grown for its vivid winter color in hedges, foundation plantings, and as specimen plants.
It grows from 5 to 6 feet high, and Loudon states that in Cornwall, on Sir Charles Lemons estate at Carclew, it was planted in hedges, which flowered magnificently without the slightest protection.
In some parts of the southern US it has grown into flowering hedges along the highways where it was originally planted.
They tend to be symmetrical and clipped, with neat hedges, straight pathways, and traditional plants such as boxwood, azaleas, and containers.Advertisement
Michael Hedges was one of the most unique and unclassifiable guitar players who ever lived, but unfortunately his career was cut too short.
Not a fingerstyle guitar player in the traditional sense, Hedges played acoustic guitar tuned to alternate tunings and combined various techniques such as right hand hammer-ons and percussive slapping to create his amazing sound.
Hedges would hammer-on bass lines with his left hand while inducing slap harmonics with the right hand, creating a beautiful, layered sound that defied labels.
Part classical, part pop, part New Age, Michael Hedges' sound continues to be an influence today.
Mow the lawn, trim the hedges, stain the deck, then mow the lawn, trim the hedges, and re-stain the deck.Advertisement
Measures such as mowing the lawn, keeping hedges trimmed, and removing brush from the yard also discourages snakes from living close to human dwellings.
Deidre paced through the garden, not really interested in the blooming flowers, statuary or neat rows of hedges.
It is, however, rarely grown as a timber-tree, its chief employment being for hedges.
Prickly pear (opuntia) hedges are as frequent as in Sicily.
He was ordained deacon in the Church of England, 1740, but Whitefield recommended him to leave his curacies and go into the highways and hedges.Advertisement
Transplant herbaceous plants in light soils, if not done in autumn; also deciduous trees, shrubs and hedges.
Phormium has been treated as a cultivated plant in New Zealand, though only to a limited extent; for the supplies of the raw material dependence has been principally placed on the abundance of the wild stocks and on sets planted as hedges and boundaries by the Maoris.
I t was also reported that overgrown brambles and hedges were also a problem on the roadside.
On Gell's left flank, hedges and walls formed a natural breastworks for his musketeers.
The first Cornish hedges appeared, enclosing land for cereal crops.Advertisement
Garden Hedges are not affected (or hedges that form the curtilage of a dwelling house ).
Its also a good time to trim or cut back deciduous hedges such a hornbeam or hawthorn.
The shores are thickly wooded and the surrounding drumlins are divided by a dense patchwork of fields and hedges.
It used to be enclosed by railings and thicker hedges and had a second grandstand and a cinder athletics track.
Hedges on the slopes and along the narrow lanes include hawthorn, hazel and beech.Advertisement
The hedges contains hawthorn, hazel, field maple, spindle, rose and holly.
Hedges of hawthorn, blackthorn, dog rose, hazel and guelder rose have also been planted.
Trees, shrubs, climbers and hedge Last chance to trim deciduous hedges to keep them looking tidy over the winter.
Give evergreen hedges a final trim over to make sure they are in shape for winter.
Recently planted species-rich hedges are included in this category. Planted Coniferous Woodland Dominated by cultivars of Pinus sylvestris and non-native conifers.
This path drops gradually down into the stream valley between old beech hedges.
High leylandii hedges down both sides of the property was my excuse, yes I know that's weird!
The relatively wooded character of the thorn hedges gives the landscape a well vegetated appearance.
Mrs Hedges suggested that an alternative idea would be to have 30mph roundels painted in the road.
To the south, hedges are mainly scrubby, with occasional mature willows.
Laurel Farm [Website] An 18th-century Farmhouse in an acre of wild and peacefully secluded grounds surrounded by mature trees and hedges.
In Lombardy and France tall hedges are sometimes formed of this poplar for shelter or shade, while in the suburban parks of Britain it is serviceable as a screen for hiding buildings or other unsightly objects from view; its growth is extremely rapid, and it often attains a height of Too ft.
Towering eucalyptus, graceful pepper trees, tropic palms, rubber trees, giant bananas, yuccas and a wonderful growth of roses, heliotrope, calla lilies in hedges, orange trees, jasmine, giant geraniums and other flowers beautify the city throughout the year.
An objection to the construction of hedges of hazel is the injury not infrequently done to them by the nut gatherer, who "with active vigour crushes down the tree" (Thomson's Seasons, " Autumn"), and otherwise damages it.
In short, this is a country of hop-gardens, cherry, apple, pear, and filbert orchards, and quickset hedges.
A number of streams radiate outwards flowing off the slopes, some of which are marked by hedges.
Irregular lanes running in steep-sided hollow-ways on the steeper slopes, occasionally revetted in stone, often bounded by holly hedges.
Late shoots in July, for example in hedges or small sapling trees, often have a dark purple tint.
The large green lawn enclosed by a wall of yew hedges, provides a tranquil oasis in the heart of Stratford.
The houses were bigger, the gardens well kept with trim hedges just about eye height so you could n't look in.
We were walking along an avenue between unkempt hedges leading to another hedge across the far end.
Hedge and watercourse protection measures Farmers are required to establish a protection zone in fields along hedges and water courses.
The outer field boundaries were either wattle fencing or live hedges.
Toward its northern, southern and western extremities the Zetland country is mainly grass with stone walls, rails and hedges.
Keep hedges, trees and shrubs in your front garden below windowsill height to stop the burglar having a screen to work behind.
Gold holds its value for many years since it hedges against inflation or when the dollar (or other currency) falls.
The most common themes in a Japanese garden include rocks, hedges, and a water feature.
I think it was either Benson & Hedges or Virginia Slims cigarettes.
Among bushes or hedges, over railings, or on rough banks, it is charming, and takes care of itself.
B. sempervirens (the Common Box) from its close bushy habit is one of the most useful Evergreens for garden hedges.
They are planted as hedges in New Zealand, and are said to withstand clipping very well.
If cut flowers are desired, then bold groups on borders, in beds, or on grass sheltered by hedges or shrubs are desirable.
Distylium - Two species of small evergreen trees allied to the Witch Hazel, and much used for hedges in China and Japan.
In the hedges left of the starting point.
A feature of the upland districts is the total absence of hedges, and the substitution of limestone walls, put together without any mortar or cement.
All hedges on banks, banks and doubles must be ridden at slowly; they are usually of such a size as to make flying them impossible, or at least undesirable.
This is of octagonal form, with very numerous parallel hedges and paths, and "six different entrances, whereof there is but one that leads to the centre, and that is attended with some difficulties and a great many stops."
In the centre is a grass mound, raised to the height of the hedges, and on this mound is a pagoda, approached by a curved grass path.
These huts are sometimes made simply of straw and are surrounded by high thorn hedges, but, in the north, square houses, built in stories, flat-roofed, the roof sometimes laid at the same slope as the hillside, and some with pitched thatched roofs, are common.
Beyond the handsome port is an equally beautiful island, with windmills, a varied coastline and hedges of blue hydrangeas.
It certainly is no formal, prissy garden - no clipped hedges, manicured lawns or " Keep Off The Grass " signs.
Modern hedges are mixed species, with field maple dominant.
On the East of the Castle a formal rose parterre is lined with small box hedges.
This is partly because of the presence of Cornish hedges and hedge bottoms which provide a habitat for natural aphid predators such as ladybirds.
The hawthorn hedges along the lanes have been sculpted by the wind into huge quiffs.
Hedges are living structures and restoration is comparatively simple and surprisingly rapid.
He repeatedly rebuffed attempts by Alistair Campbell, the Gus Hedges of the government, to polish the document his way.
In one year shooting in Cheshire planted 6770 meters of new hedges, 3950 meters of which were funded solely by shooting syndicates.
Hedges burst with color and the estuary turns a shade of pink in June as sea thrift blooms.
All the families had a woodshed halfway up the garden, and behind the woodsheds, discreetly screened by hedges, were the toilets.
Even in the days before my teacher came, I used to feel along the square stiff boxwood hedges, and, guided by the sense of smell would find the first violets and lilies.
These two fungi usually grow in woods, but sometimes in hedges and in shady places in meadows, or even, as has been said, as invaders on mushroom-beds.
The most characteristic members of the order are twining plants with generally smooth heart-shaped leaves and large showy white or purple flowers, as, for instance, the greater bindweed of English hedges, Calystegia sepium, and many species of the genus Ipomaea, the largest of the order, including the "convolvulus major" of gardens, and morning glory.
For the Hakluyt Society, of which he was ifor some time president, he edited (1863) the Mirabilia descripta of Jordanus and The Diary of William Hedges (1887-89).
Then came innumerable varieties of manual work for the erection and keeping up of hedges, the preservation of dykes, canals and ditches, the threshing and garnering of corn, the tending and shearing of sheep and so forth.
In gardening, a labyrinth or maze means an intricate network of pathways enclosed by hedges or plantations, so that those FIG.
Except in open lands like the Fens, the peculiarly rich appearance of the country is due to the closely-divided Wood- fields with their high, luxuriant hedges, and especially lands.