Hedge Trimming in Giffnock, Pollokshields & Newlands

Military corners and lines for Glasgow's Southside

Trimming your garden wall with hedges is a great way to improve the view in your garden, but they require regular pruning and care. Depending on the type of hedge you have planted in your garden and how you like it styled, trimming will need to be done from one to three times each year. While hedge trimming may seem simple enough, an uneducated trimmer can damage the hedge, creating bare spots with the wrong cut. For this reason, having a professional service your hedges is advised. In Giffnock, Pollokshields & Newlands, we are the premier service provider for all your hedge trimming services, no matter what your budget or needs may be.

How often do hedges need trimmed?

Established hedges need trimming to keep them condensed and dense. Formal hedges require more frequent trimming than informal hedges. Garden Force offer hedge cutting and maintenance services throughout Giffnock, Pollokshields & Newlands. New hedges require influential pruning for the first couple of years after planting, with maintenance trimming being carried out, once a year for informal hedges and twice a year for formal hedges. Some formal hedges may need three cuts a year. We also take responsibility of wildlife seriously; all care is taken before cutting any hedges to ensure it is safe to do so and for this reason, we always recommend trimming hedges between September and April outside of the usual nesting period for birds.

The variety and possibilities are endless

Our Giffnock, Pollokshields & Newlands hedge trimming professionals understand how to trim conifers, the most common type of hedge to be vulnerable to bare and brown spotting as a result of poor trimming. Additionally, overzealous trimming of conifers can prevent them from growing. Our trimmers are experts at and know exactly how much is too much and will trim your hedgerow to perfection. Trimming of evergreens that include Bay, Box, Holly, Lawson and Leyland Cypress, Laurel, Privet, and Pyracanther can be done from early summer through early autumn; however, weather patterns can influence this time frame.

Hedge trimming in Giffnock, Pollokshields & Newlands

The right thing, at the right time

Deciduous hedges

If your BGiffnock, Pollokshields & Newlands in Glasgow garden has deciduous hedges then trimming begins after the flower blooms have faded and dropped. This normally happens by late May and trimming then begins in June. By September trimming should be completed on hedges of this variety. If you aren't sure if you have a deciduous hedgerow, our experts can help to identify the type of hedgerow in your garden and then determine the optimum trimming time. Some types of deciduous hedgerows include: Beech, Hazel, Hawthorne, Berberis Rose Glow, Crab Apple, and Willow among others.

Caring for hedges

Caring for hedges in Giffnock, Pollokshields & Newlands in Glasgow may seem easy, but it takes training and knowledge to understand how trimming affects your hedges. One wrong snip or clip and the hedge may be ruined. Some hedges are more delicate than others and require special care. Not only that but getting your hedge trimmed evenly is not as easy as it looks. Our hedge trimming service is exactly what you need in order to have a perfect hedgerow. We take great care to ensure that each hedge is trimmed just enough to encourage new growth. We also take great care in shaping your shrubs. This process is perhaps one of the more challenging aspects of hedge trimming, knowing how and where to cut, getting all the branches nice and even is an art form and our trimmers are masters

Using the appropriate equipment

Hedgerows should always be trimmed using the sharpest shears or hedge trimmers. As trimming is such a laborious chore, leave it to us. We will happily provide you with an estimate, along with the optimal time frame to complete the job. Our hedge trimming service tackles hedges of all shapes and sizes, tidying them up and giving them the same meticulous care that we give your lawn. Once your hedgerows have been trimmed, your garden will look absolutely brilliant, and your neighbours will be asking how you keep them so healthy. With regular care, your hedgerows will continue to flourish and give your Giffnock, Pollokshields & Newlands garden privacy for years to come.


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