How to trim hedges in summer

Monty shows how to prune a hedge in summer, giving advice on how much to cut, in this short video clip.

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Jul, Aug

With so many hedges at Longmeadow, Monty Don is an expert hedge trimmer. In this short excerpt from Gardeners' World, he shares his tips on summer hedge trimming, including how to avoid disturbing nesting birds and how much growth to remove at this time of year. If you follow his advice, your hedges will stay neat and crisp right through into winter. 

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