Arboriculture – Hedge Cutting

Regular hedge cutting prevents fast growing hedges becoming overgrown and neglected. However, the annual trimming of re-growth maintains and creates healthy hedgerows. Maintenance trimming is usually carried out once a year for informal hedges and twice a year for formal hedges.

Leylandii Hedging

A popular form of hedging is the Leylandii. If maintained correctly they form an attractive secure boundary. However, there are problems with the species as they are extremely fast growing. If they are not regularly managed they take over gardens which can cause problems with neighbours. Our solution to this is regular trimming which we can provide at reasonable costs.

New hedges require formative pruning for their first couple of years after planting. Formative pruning is usually carried out in winter or spring.


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