How to choose a hedge trimmer

How to choose a hedge trimmer

All hedges will require trimming at some point – find out how to choose the right hedgetrimmer for the job in this video.

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In this video guide, Monty Don shows you a selection of different hedge trimming tools to tackle various types of hedges – from long-armed electric trimmers for his towering hornbeam hedges to razor-sharp Japanese shears for tiny topiary. As Longmeadow is renowned for its hedges, Monty has plenty to keep in trim. Watch now as he advises on the pros and cons of each tool, and the type of hedges they are suitable for.