If planting hedge plants in your garden was something you always wanted to do, then now is the right time for this project. October is a perfect month to purchase and plant your hedging. Although these inexpensive and small plants look tiny when you plant them, for a very short time they will make a hedge that will quickly catch up with container-grown, expensive plants. Before look for what type of garden hedge plants to purchase, make sure you prepare the ground and clear all the weeds. Adding some compost is also important so the plants can grow in a beautiful and healthy hedge. Before divide into the wide range of garden hedge plants available to look for the right one for your garden, give yourself an answer to the question: What purpose is the hedge going to serve?