Hedge Care

Hints and tips on how to take care your your hedges and bushes throughout the year.

Whose Boundary Is It?

Boundaries between properties are a tricky subject at the best of times as there is not one single law that governs this. As a result, this can be a difficult subject to approach with a neighbour and can cause disputes. Disputes of this nature can lead to legal difficulties, so it is important to check with local councils or solicitors who will advise you on the best course of action. Often it doesn’t need to escalate that far provided both parties are on the same page. Here is a basic breakdown of what you can, and can’t, do.
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5 Things You Need To Know About Hedge Care

Hedge care is an important garden chore that can easily go neglected. Fully understanding what is required with your hedge makes the whole endeavour much easier in the long run. Understanding what type of hedge you have will ultimately determine what you will need to do, as each species and style will have different needs. To make things easier we’ve put together the top five things to consider.
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How To Prune A Hedge

Once you understand the characteristics of your own hedge the easier they can become to manage. A smart and freshly cut hedge can improve the look and feel of your entire garden. A few hours of work can then have benefits that can last for months.
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How Nesting Animals Affect Hedge Work

Hedges can be a mini-paradise for animals during different months of the year, so planting a hedge can be beneficial for a wide range of critters and wildlife. This isn’t limited to just small mammals and birds; butterflies and moths can also take advantage of the shelter and source of food. Understanding what this means for your garden is important as not only do you want avoid harming any nesting wildlife, but there are laws protecting them which you must abide by. Fear not, our handy guide on how your hedge work may be affected will keep you compliant.
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Benefits of the lightweight SabreCut XT Cordless

Designed for ease of use, this lightweight cordless machine features many benefits.

For too long has the task of lifting and operating your hedgetrimmer been the least enjoyable part of gardening. A physically tiring and laborious challenge, keeping hedges tidy is a crucial element of a tidy garden, but also one that takes time and can often prove hazardous.

For gardeners trimming the hedges, particularly tall hedges, can prove tiring but achievable work. However for the more seasoned green fingered folk, it is often seen as a task that comes with a risk.

Flymo has taken this into consideration with its latest cordless hedgetrimmer, the SabreCut XT Cordless 18V. Designed for ease of use, the lightweight cordless machine contains features that make hedge cutting just a little simpler and little safer.

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EasiCut Cordless 420

Benefits of electric hedge trimmers

Both petrol and electric hedge trimmers have their pros and cons, but there are a number of key benefits that electric hedge trimmers have over their petrol counterparts. There are all sorts of different hedge trimmers available on the market, and many are suited to specific tasks. This guide will help you find the hedge trimmer that is best suited to you and your gardening needs.
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Man moving a hedge

How to Move a Hedge or Bush in Your Garden

Moving (or transplanting) your hedge may seem like a daunting task, but by following our simple guide, you can complete the move as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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EasiCut Cordless 500

Five benefits of a cordless hedge trimmer

Cordless battery hedge trimmers have considerable benefits over their petrol or corded counterparts. Unlike a petrol hedge trimmer, battery hedge trimmer models are quieter and lighter – making them easy to use and manoeuvre. A cordless hedge trimmer means you can easily reach every hedge of your garden, no matter the size. There are no snagging cords or extension leads. Significant improvements in technology mean that battery life and power is more comparable than ever to traditional petrol or corded trimmers.
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Round hedge

How to Shape Your Hedges and Bushes: Top Tips

Often, hedges and bushes are visual features of your garden and make a real impact on how your garden looks. The beginning of the year is typically a good time to trim your hedges and bushes before the summer sun, and warmer weather encourages them to grow.

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