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brown patches in conifer hedge

Recently moved house and have a really dense coniferous hedge which is about five foot tall and three foot wide. However, there are a few brown (dead) patches in it. How can I fix it please?


  • Steve 309Steve 309 Posts: 2,753

    Get yourself a good sharp saw and cut each main stem down to a foot or two above the ground.  Then dig out what's left, using the stump as a lever.  Dig in compost or manure and plant a nice hedge using some native plants like holly, hawthorn or blackthorn, or a mixture.

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