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
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!