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Ive noticed that some privet hedges are really close knit and 'sharp' - how do you get them like that. Is it a certain variety or is it the cutting ?



It's the cutting - frequently!

30 Aug, 2011


Keeping them a little smaller at the top than at the base will keep them full to the base. Feeding them occasionally helps, too, though they don't need much. Good compost plus a little blood or fish meal, in spring, would probably work best.

30 Aug, 2011


Thank you both - feeding and cutting it is then.

I have to say it won't be a chore with my new cordless hedgecutters - its like the texas chainsaw massacre at the moment - I love it, I can see why the male fraternity love their power tools !

5 Sep, 2011

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