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When to cut a hedge, what is the best period and what is the appropriate technique?
Well maintained hedges are a great way to provide some privacy to your backyard while adding greenery to your property. Hedges are relatively easy to maintain but they do need to be properly cared for, including regular trimming. If you like the way well manicured shrubs look, but aren’t sure where to start or how to do it here’s some more information on hedge trimming.
Use the Proper Tools
There are so many options for trimming hedges out there: manual, gas, electric plus the difference in sizes and cutting edge just adds to it. While technically all of the tools will cut the hedges they are not all going to be right for you or be the right one for the job. Take some time, do some research to figure out what tool is right for you. If you are looking for a professional tree service company to trim your hedges for you, give Tree Removal Toronto a call.
Do an Assessment
Before you start trimming, it’s important to make sure you know what the end result should look like. Doing a regular assessment before any cuts are made can ensure you catch any issues or concerns. It can be difficult, though, to go from knowing what you want it to look like and then putting that into action. That’s no problem, though because we will be able to provide you with this assessment every time we come to your property, including any areas of concerns or things you need to know about. By keeping an eye on the hedges, you can hopefully prevent any emergency situations.
Keep it Even
One of the hardest things for most homeowners is to get their hedges trimmed evenly, especially if the hedges are really tall. If the hedge dips in or has branches that stick out further than others it will be very noticeable. Make sure the hedges are uniform and even. If you don’t have the experience, or just haven’t had success with trimming the hedges that’s ok – we can help! We have the knowledge and experience behind us to make sure your hedges look perfect every time!
Repair Previous Problems
If you tried to trim your hedges yourself but maybe made a mistake, or perhaps there was a storm and a tree fell, damaging your hedges – no worries! We can put together a plan with our recommendations for how to restore your hedges, and keep them looking their best going forward. Our experience can help, and your yard will always look amazing.
Still have questions? Or maybe there’s a specific look you’re going for but aren’t quite sure how to achieve it – no problem! Before we even begin work on your yard, we will have a full discussion as to what your expectations are and what you want from us. Your custom maintenance and care plan will be put together based on what you want your yard to look like. We know your home is important to you, and when it looks nice it gives you a sense of pride. We want to make sure you’re proud to show off your home.
Give us a call at 647-792-4026. We would be happy to come out to your home and take a look at your property!