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Hedgerow planting: answers to 18 common questions


Advice on how to plant hedgerows, including the best location, what time of year to plant, what species to choose, where to source plants, how to prepare the ground, planting layouts, how to include trees in a hedgerow, and follow-up management. Prepared on behalf of the Steering Group for the UK Biodiversity Action Plan for Hedgerows.


Guidance type/project stage

  • Ecosystem creation
  • Implementation
  • Ecosystem management
  • Planning


  • Hedgerows

Challenges addressed

  • Biodiversity

Source | Natural England

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