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For a lush, green, and healthy hedge, choose ROBI-TAILLE, the cedar hedge specialist!

Cedar and Shrub Planting

For cedar hedge planting in Châteauguay, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Mercier, Longueuil, and other municipalities in the region, deal with specialists. Our cedars for sale (white cedar, nigra cedar, brandon cedar, or Smaragd cedar) are of superior quality. They resist harmful insects and extreme cold.

We also perform cedar hedge trimming and fertilization (upon request). We can also plant shrubs.

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Our turnkey cedar planting package includes:

  • Delivery;
  • Trench excavation with a mini-excavator without damaging your terrain (if the location is inaccessible, we excavate by hand);
  • Preparation (adding soil if the ground is not suitable, adding compost, and adding rooting fertilizer);
  • Cedar planting and adding soil;
  • Installation of an irrigation hose at the base of the hedge;
  • Cleaning and removal of debris from the site;
  • 1-year written guarantee on planting and cedars

When to Plant a Cedar Hedge?

The planting of a cedar hedge, trees, and shrubs can be done from mid-April to mid-October, except during heatwaves. For new houses, your terrain must be backfilled before you can plant your cedar hedges.

Among our different cedars for sale (white cedar, nigra cedar, brandon cedar, and Smaragd cedar), you can choose the one that suits you best and meets your privacy needs. We will explain the characteristics of each species to facilitate your choice.

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Soil Testing

Before planting a cedar hedge, we can arrange for a soil testing by an agronomist (upon request). By knowing the soil deficiencies, our specialists will determine if they need to amend it, i.e., improve its properties to promote rooting and growth. We will know what types of fertilizers to add to promote rooting and growth.

Acidic soils need lime addition, while alkaline soils need sulfur addition. For clayey or heavy soils, it is recommended to add forest compost in addition to fertilizer and manure, while raising the soil so that the roots can breathe.

Adding cedar fertilizer provides proper nutrition and increases the energy and resilience of cedars. They can then take their place against weeds while resisting pests better.

Preparing the Soil for Cedar Planting

To prepare the soil for cedar planting, you must first remove the lawn to reach a width of 17 to 25 inches. We then turn the soil to a depth of 20 inches and remove roots, rocks, and weeds. We then add soil (if needed) as well as fertilizer and compost (upon request).

We level the surface by raking the soil, and we plant the cedars at a spacing distance depending on your privacy needs. It is recommended to give your cedars space to avoid root competition and drying out. The hedge will be less dense quickly but will be more beautiful and durable.

After planting your cedars, we install an irrigation hose at the base of the cedars, then add soil and about 8 cm of mulch (upon request).

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Contact Us for Hedge Planting

Contact us for more information on our cedar hedge planting services (or other types of hedges). We will answer all your questions and provide you with a free quote.

For hedge planting, the ROBI-TAILLE company team travels to the cities of Longueuil, Châteauguay, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Mercier, and all other cities in the region!

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