Tutorial: How to trim your hedges
Not sure how to cut your hedges? No problem here’s our simple guide to help you trim your hedges.
Here's how you do it
Start by laying down a floor cover so that you can easily dispose of the green waste later. Then remove any foreign growth from your hedge with a pair of secateurs.
Now it’s time to start trimming your hedge. Grab your hedgecutter and start cutting towards the bottom working your way up cutting between 2 to 15cm deep so you’re trimming your hedge back to its original width.
Cut a section of your hedge at a time this will help you be more efficient. Slowly work your way up the hedge, carefully not to trim in a wonky line or taking more leaves out than other sections.
Now it’s time to trim the top of the hedge. Carefully trim the top so the hedge returns to its original height. Use your hedge trimmer as a guide to help your trim in a straight line.
Once your hedge is cut just simply dispose of the garden waste and use a leaf blower to dispose of any remaining leaves.