Hedging or hedge trimming is the practice of pruning leaves on a hedge in order to keep it looking neat and healthy.
There are many benefits of hedge trimming including:
Hedge trimming is an art. A neat and tidy looking hedge can turn your average garden into something truly spectacular. However, creating this neat and tidy look can be extremely time consuming and difficult. If you don’t know how to properly trim a hedge, you can risk causing more harm than good.
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Also known as the box hedge, it’s a smaller green hedge that’s easy to maintain, but slow growing. Once established, it will give your garden a neat and classy look.
Medium to small in size, the lilly pilly hedge is known for its contrasting cherry red, copper and bronze colours. It can be more prone to disease and pests than other species.
Similar to the box hedge except taller, the murraya hedge is dark green in colour and provides an elegant, neat finish. Murraya plants lack foliage colour compared to other varieties
Popular due their fiery red foliage, a photinia is the perfect hedge for brightening up your garden. Make sure you do your research before investing in a photinia, as some varieties can look twiggy.
If you don’t have the tools, knowledge or time to take care of your garden, talk to the friendly Focal Point Landscape Maintenance team today and we’ll be happy to assist with a free quote!