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Spring Court – cut bushes, shrubs and hedges in spring
Most plants need a good cut and care. The trick is knowing what and when to cut. If you are unsure of bushes, shrubs and hedges to be cut in the spring, then read on.
Cutting hedges in the spring - Which one?
For the bushes, just in the spring to remove damaged branches. The section of the spring, especially in evergreen shrubs, using the compass to form a beautiful green belt thanks to the elimination of low branches. Shrubs for the end of March or early April, the flowering is recommended to be ancient tribes cut about 20-30 cm from the ground. Thus, the growth of new canes is stimulated, causing the formation of new and larger flowers. These shrubs are the butterfly bush, hydrangea and lilac Spar s'. Bushes like white dogwood and sumac branches is also recommended to radically cut 15-25 cm from the ground. The cutting is done with a sharp scissors. For thick twigs and branches trimmer can use wireless or saw with nice teeth. The cut is always diagonal in the bud, usually outdoors or if you want to form a new branch.
Trim the hedges in spring with garden shears
The best time to plant as early flowering lilac, forsythia and rhododendron is late spring - just after you have finished flowering. If you cut later in the flowering season or winter, you will remove flower buds and reduce the amount of spring flowers.
Hedges in the spring can be geometric. You can define the boundaries of the court or to make a good visual barrier. Living walls provide shade, sound insulation and are very decorative. If the hedge is cut like a trapezoid or a rounded shape, it is more resistant to wind and snow. To cover the interest rate, cypress, honeysuckle, herb St. appropriate. Covers can be spectacular Cotoneaster, Berberis, forsythia shrub roses, pyracantha, hazelnut. Cup is an important element of the design bushes as hedges. To form a dense hedge, shrub should be well developed, with large branches root to tip. This means that all the branches along the height of the stain should be stimulated by the cut. Cover crops can also be as spheres, cubes, cones, spirals, or to create more complex shapes. Suitable for Topiaries are plants that grow back quickly after cutting. In most cases, these plants evergreen shrub with small leaves - are used yew, boxwood, holly, laurel, privet Ovalblättriger ivy most of the slats or metal topiary frames .. The cut is made from the top down and from the center of the plant outwards.
Topiary in the garden
forming geometric shapes
cut with shears