Tips When Trimming Your Garden's Hedges This Summer


| 7/17/2019 7:12:00 PM


George WardTaking care of your hedge adds natural beauty to your property for longer. It also helps to improve the curb appeal of your yard. Also, it helps to complement lawns, trees, home gardens, landscapes, hardscapes, patios, walkways, and patios. 

Unhealthy shrubs, rugged hedges, and unwanted bushes can make a home garden an eyesore to look at. They can ruin a once beautiful lawn and make it lose its curb appeal. To avoid all that, however, one can trim their garden hedges this summer all by themselves by following the tips below.

Tools to Use for Trimming

Here you can use:

  • Handheld pruners/trimmers
  • Loppers
  • Small curved saws

Among the hedge trimmers that you can use are:

  • Manual hand-operated trimmers.
  • Gas-powered trimmers.
  • Corded electric trimmers.
  • Battery-powered trimmers

people sitting in front of garden hedges
Photo by joyce huis on Unsplash



How to Trim A Hedge

Step One

Before you start trimming, check your backyard ideas for and remove dead, damaged, or diseased branches. Stand back and take another look and decide which of the branches you want to remove to improve the overall size and shape of the hedge. For some brushes, you will have to remove them entirely while for some you will be cutting them to a certain point.





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