Welcome to HEDGE

HEDGE is boutique plant nursery & an award winning garden design business. We grow plants that give structure and style to a garden - and have a wide selection of Boxwood | Buxus, native & edible topiary for sale.


We love plants & specialise in designing with plants using beautiful plant combinations. We will select suitable plants for your location and set them in a semi-formal garden design. We can also provide hard landscaping plans & construction detailing, and can work with a wide range of contractors and gardeners to complete your project.


Please visit our Design Services & Prices page for the full range of services we offer.

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Rachael Matthews


Owner | Director & Designer


LLb (Law), BCA (Economics),
Certificate of Landscape Construction (Merit)


Rachael has been working as a designer & grower for about 15 years. She has degrees in law & commerce, and before children she worked in various legal and business management roles. After kids - she traded in her high heels for steel tips, and moved outside. She gained a Certificate in Landscape Construction (Merit) from Weltec; and completed a Landscape Design Masterclass with Rosemary Alexandar's English Gardening School.


Rachael has won several awards for her designs: • Gold Medal & Supreme Award, Ellerslie International Flower Show 2013 • Gold Medal & Emerging Designer of the Year, Ellerslie International Flower Show 2012 • Winning Innovative Garden Designs & Use of Plants, Wellington Botanic Garden 2006 & 2010


Rachael is a consulting designer to the Wellington Botanic Garden, and is currently working on several projects to transform the garden's collections.


If you would like to see & know more, there are several articles about HEDGE, Rachael & her designs in Media Stories.

We also work with .....

A wide range of lovely & hard working design professionals, contractors, suppliers and specialists who we can recommend to our customers.



Architects & Designers


Landscapers & Pavers

Gardeners &


© 2004 -2020 Wellington Nurseries Limited trading as HEDGE Garden Design & Nursery

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