Hedge maintenance can be a daunting task during the summer months, but it can also be one of the most rewarding. You don't have to create elaborate shapes and experiment with innovative topiary in order to stand out on the street with your hedge game.
The location of the border in question could present some hurdles before you even consider getting out your McCulloch hedge trimmer. If it is a boundary hedge between two gardens both parties must agree on major work. If the hedge is technically in your neighbour’s garden, they own it – remember, you can’t touch it unless it encroaches over your boundary line.
Once this has all been ironed out and you can get cracking you then have to get down to the small task of actually trimming the hedge. For a novice trimmer this can be an intimidating task, however it doesn't need to be too complicated.
When tackling hedge maintenance implement these seven key steps to ensure you reign supreme amongst your neighbours as the hedge master!