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The Benefits of Hedge Trimming

Hedges can often be quite large and a focal point in any area of which they are located, and so it’s vitally important to ensure that they are kept in good condition. One way to do this is through frequent hedge trimming. This keeps the area looking fresh and healthy and reduces the risk of any long term damage or bad conditioning, and allows the hedge to continue growing at a healthy pace and stay in shape.

To encourage you to look after your hedge and keep it well trimmed and looked after, we’ve put together a few of the biggest benefits of staying on top of things, and how this can produce great results in the long run.

Appearance

It’s pretty much guaranteed that hedge trimming will always keep the area looking fresh and healthy. If the hedge is on your property, you want it to look good, so use this as an opportunity to get it into good shape. Trim it how you want it, shape it in a certain way, take pride in how it looks to passers by.

Value

If the hedges are on your property, this will be taken into consideration when people are looking at it. For example, if you put your property up for sale, people are going to be looking at the whole thing – the interior and the exterior. You certainly don’t want the state of your hedge to detract from the value. So, keep on top of it and ensure that it is always kept healthy so that it becomes part of the whole package that people are attracted to and want to view and ultimately, buy!

Health and safety

When it comes to hedge trimming, it’s not all about appearance. Health and safety is a vital part, too. For example, if the hedge is too outgrown and out of control, it can start to get in the way of things and become a bit of a hazard to the surrounding area. Furthermore, if it’s not being kept under control and trimmed down, there’s a possibility that parts could fall off, and this could cause damage to whatever it falls on, like a car for example, or worse, it could even injure somebody. So, even if you’re not overly bothered about how your hedge looks, it’s imperative to keep it trimmed down and looked after for safety purposes.

Condition

Trimming your hedge is mainly done to keep the hedge in good condition. It gets rid of all the dead and unhealthy parts and therefore keeps your hedge in the best state it can possibly be in. Hedge trimming reduces the risk of any long term damage or bad conditioning and allows it to continue growing healthily. This is because it gets rid of any diseased parts and prevents disease from spreading. However, if you stay on top of your hedge trimming, this generally reduced the risk of any disease presenting itself on the hedge as it keeps it in a good and healthy condition.

For more information or advice on hedge trimming, talk to us today on 07958 993702 or alternatively, send an email to info@touchwoodtreesurgery.com with any enquiries you may have.

By | 2018-04-16T11:29:41+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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