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If you've hesitated to prune your hedges because you don't know how to prune them evenly, Dave has a good trick for you.
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I’m David Epstein, this is Growing Wisdom and today I want to talk to you about Pruning Hedges and getting that nice even completely leveled top to them. If you have a hedge in front of your house or in the backyard, then you really want the top to be nice and perfect.
Here’s a little trick. You need a string, a couple of stick, a couple of stakes, and a little level. What we’re going to do is we’re going to put the stakes on ether side of our hedge and we’re going to put the string at the final height of the hedge.
So if we want the hedge to just be a couple of inches than it is, that’s where we will put the string. If we want it to be a foot lower, that’s where we will put the string. As we’re Pruning we’re always going to keep the sheers level with the string, that will in turn leave us with a perfectly level hedge.
Now one important thing, you still want to step away and look each time, just be sure that your not making a bad cut. Make a couple of checks with the second level if you really want to make sure its perfect. In terms of the sides of the hedge, that’s up to you, you could make them rounded, you could make them square, you could make the top a little bit more rounded with just a very top flat. Its really your call what you like, I tend to not like a very boxy hedge back here, so it will be a little rounded on the sides and there will be a little flatter on the top.
So to summarize, put your stakes on ether side of the hedge and then tie the string in between, then using the level, get that’s string nice and leveled over the top of the hedge. And now your ready to cut, its that simple, a great way to get a nice level top for your hedges.
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