Trim your bushes... How to keep your hedges in per­fect shape

Hedges should be tall and hand­some, but to keep ’em that way, you need to give them reg­u­lar hair­cuts

Better Homes and Gardens (Australia) - - April Contents -

the lilly pilly is one of our favourite hedges. It ticks all the boxes – it’s Aus­tralian, it’s fast grow­ing, it’s eas­ily clipped, its leaves change colour yet it’s ever­green, it has pretty creamy white or pink flow­ers, it has strik­ing red, pink or scar­let berries, and you can turn the berries into jam or chut­ney. And, when it has been badly ne­glected, re­sus­ci­ta­tion is pos­si­ble. Here’s how you can do it.

Be­fore the hedges got the chop!

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