Tips and Tricks
South Shore Montreal
Candiac, La Prairie, Chambly
North Shore Montreal
Tips and Tricks
In order to improve your hedges’ growth,
it is important to take care of it as soon as it is planted on the ground.
When Should You Trim Your Hedges?
An annual trim can be done from the beginning of May to the end of October. Nonetheless, the sooner the trim is done, the quicker and the better the recovery of your hedges will be.
If you wish to proceed to a server trim, meaning the hemming of your hedges of over 2 ft in height, we advise you to perform it between April 1st and the end of June. This way, you hedges can recover quickly and we can execute the yearly trim soon after.
Good Habits for Healthy Hedges
Never prune your hedges severely before its desired height.
Trim your cedar a year after it was planted.
It is recommended to trim your hedges at least once a year.
Never cut in your hedge’s old wood.
Prefer conic or rounded shapes for your hedges.
In times of dryness, do not forget to water your hedges without being excessive.
Keep all the blades of your cutting supplies sharp.
Water your hedges generously
Spread granular fertilizer with high rate of azote on the ground, under the leafage and around each plant.
Trimming Your Hedges Regulary, is it Really Important?
Yes, it is! Trimming your hedges regulary, meaning at least once a year, makes trimming easier and guarantees better results, for a healthier and good looking hedge!
Moreover, a regular cut facilitates to following trims allowing a more efficient work.
Video – Tricks for Your Hedges
Listen to Mélanie Grégoire presenting various types of cedar hedges and make your garden more intimate!