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If you have found us, then you may be looking for a professional to trim your hedges. Hedge trimming is usually done by gardeners, but is also the expertise of a tree surgeon. Hedge trimming can be a daunting task, especially if you have other responsibilities to attend to. So let our expert’s do the heavy work and sculpt you a beautiful hedge.

At Tree Surgeon Durham We understand the importance of well-maintained hedges, this can hugely impact the aesthetics of your premise/landscape for both residential and commercial customers. Let us enhance the beauty of your property with our team of experienced arborists and modern equipment.  

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Hedge trimming is when hedges are pruned and shaped, using large pruning shears or hedge cutters. Hedge trimming is done to create uniform shape, create cleaning lines and produce a neat appearance for your hedges.

Hedge Cutting Durham

Hedge trimming requires extensive knowledge and expertise. Before undertaking any hedge trimming we will first assess your hedges and shrubs to ensure the best action is taken. For example, if your hedge is made of conifers, Our team will need to leave a sufficient amount of green foliage there – so that your foliage can regenerate over time. We will follow all health and safety guidelines when trimming hedges at your home in Durham. The area we work in will be clearly marked and protected to avoid injury to by-passers – and we will also ensure that noise is kept to a minimum so as not to disturb your neighbours. We will also remove all debris produced by our hedge trimming services. This means you will come back to a beautiful trimmed hedge and clean landscape.. Our goal is always to avoid any disruption to your daily routine as much as possible.

How Tree Surgeon Durham can help maintain your Shrubs and Hedges

Established hedges should be trimmed to keep them dense and compact. Formal hedges require regular pruning in comparison to informal hedges. We work on all types of hedges, from coniferous or mixed hedges to traditional oak and yew hedges.

Tree Surgeon Durham provides advisory and hedge maintenance programmes for regular hedge trimming, this is a popular service to customers that wish to delegate the entirety of hedge trimming, so that they don’t ever have to worry about overgrown hedges. We can also maintain your landscape plants and even supply new hedges for replanting from our suppliers.

We have aerial platforms and accompanying telescopic pruning equipment, essential for extremely tall and complex projects, and can work on all types and sizes of hedges.

We pride ourselves on providing our customers with the best hedge trimming service in Durham and always guarantee 100% satisfaction and affordable prices.

Hedge Trimming: FAQs

What Types of Hedges Can You Cut?

  • Beech – Fagus Sylvatica Hedging and European beech hedges, are the most common UK beech hedges we deal with. Beech hedges require formative pruning usually within early and late summer. Mature beech hedges are cut back in winter if necessary.
  • Privet – Green Privet or Ligustrum ovalifolium hedging, these are one most common and popular hedges species in the UK. These hedge species should be trimmed during spring and summer to promote branching at the base and root development.
  • Boxwood (Buxus) – Common box, and English Yew, are the most popular UK hedges. These hedge species require formative pruning minimum twice a year, Usually in August or September.

These are just the most common hedge types we cut. Our team have experience of a cutting a wide ranger of hedges, so please inform us what type you have in your inquiry.

How Much do gardeners charge to cut hedges Durham

Our Hedge Trimming services are roughly £40 per hour. We aim to provide the most affordable prices in Durham. Our prices are calculated by taking into account the size of the hedges, the type of finish you want on the hedges and how urgently you need your hedges trimmed. For a more accurate quote please contact us on 07401301869 or fill out our contact form, so we can provide you a free on site quote for the best price.

What time of year do you cut hedges Durham?

You should wait for your hedges to first become established, you can then trim your hedges once or twice a year depending on the species, to keep your garden looking neat and tidy. Maintenance trimming is usually done between spring and summer.

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