Hedge trimming

Hedge trimming doesn't have to be a headache - follow these tried and tested steps for beautiful results.

  • Use a well-sharpened clippers or hedge trimmers.
  • Start at the side of the hedge first (not the top).
  • Keep the base of the hedge wider at the bottom than at the top. This allows light into the bottom branches.
  • Get a good steady platform, if needed and trim the top ensuring that you are above the hedge as you are trimming.
  • Gather all cuttings and put them in the compost bin.
  • Apply fast-grow fertilizer to the hedge- spreading one handful per metre for small hedges, two handfuls per metre for bigger hedges.

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