The best time to prune hedges is in the very early spring before any new growth appears. Pruning hedges will help optimize growth and remove diseased or damaged areas, creating a more even appearance.
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Tina Samuels has been a full-time freelance writer for more than 10 years, concentrating on health and gardening topics, and a writer for 20 years. She has written for "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living," and "Mature Years," as well as online content. She has one book, “A Georgia Native Plant Guide,” offered through Mercer University; others are in development.