Posted: 30/12/2014 at 19:02
I now use a gtech hedge trimmer for conifers...it cuts them cleanly and well.
well, I do them in autumn or spring....not both. Spring means any brown leaf cuts are soon covered. autumn trimming means those cuts will be seen over the whole of the winter period. However, I am being overly fastidious here. Do not cut beyond green growth and try to copy the natural shape of your conifer.
I have a very nice blue juniper....quite large....and last year I trimmed it in September as opposed to its normal spring cut. don't think its too crucial.