Soil Cuppressus Leylandii Hedge.

The soil under and old soil cuppressus leylandii hedge or were one has been removed tends to be very acid because of the cuppressus leylandii dropping there leaves over a number of years and also they tend to be very hungry plants and so the soil lacks organic matter.All these factors make it difficult to grow plants near to or were an old hedge was growing.The solution is not to remove the soil but to improve it by digging in some spent mushroom compost which is high in lime to counteract the acid soil conditions and it also contains loads of organic matter. After you have dug the mushroom compost into the soil its also a good idea to add some lob worms to help rebuild the soils structure.