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hedge trimming

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Zak's Pro. Lawn Care, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. Zak's Pro. Lawn Care

    Zak's Pro. Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 322

    just curious i don't do alot of hedge trimming and such i usually get to it soon after the customer ask to get it done but i was wondering what the best time of the year is to do it? am in northwest ohio.
  2. Alan0354

    Alan0354 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,450

    Excuse me of being ignorant since I am not a LCO. But I am into hedges, I have different hedges around, in fact quite a bit. I trim it all year round. I inspect it often and if I see growth out of place, I trim it neet. All I worry is how tall I want it to be and how wide I want it to be, when things start sticking out, I trim it straight to keep it a nice straight look if it meant to be regardless of when!!! Now I am planting some India Halthorn and plan to trim it to ball shape. I am not going to wait for the right season to trim it if it start going out of round!!!!

    It almost seems like the more agressive I trim, the more they grow the way I want them to grow. Yes I trim all year round. So far, they are happy and I am happy.
  3. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
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