A perfectly pruned privet hedge can set a formal tone for a garden, give a clean look to a home's foundation or provide a cool, green wall of privacy.
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How to prune a privet hedge. When it comes to pruning privet, forget about the niceties of picking which stem to cut and which to leave.
Privet hedges are used as privacy screens and windbreaks in landscape design. You will need to prune your privet hedge to control its size and shape, and for safety reasons if it is near a walkway. Pruning can be done from late spring through midautumn.
Privet Hedges - Growing Tips for Ligustrum Shrubs - Landscaping landscaping.about.com Privet hedges (Ligustrum shrubs ) are traditional favorites, being amenable to pruning . But these bushes are invasive plants in North America. How to Trim Privet Hedges | Garden Guides...
Privet hedges (Ligustrum shrubs) are traditional favorites, being amenable to pruning. But these bushes are invasive plants in North America.
"Pruning: An Illustrated Guide to Pruning Trees and Shrubs"; Donald Rakow and Richard Weir III, 1989. Photo Credit Privet Hedge at Night image by Gary Chorpenning from Fotolia.com garden decoration in front of yew hedge image by L. Shat from...
Privets are fast-growing vigorous shrubs that are often planted close together to form a hedge. They are vigorous growers that need to be pruned several times during the growing season. Because their wood stays green longer than most types of bushes...
Privet Hedges - Pruning Varieties and maintenance. Privet Hedges or ligustrum hedges are one of the easiest to care for prune and one of the most common forms of hedging available.
Prune a privet hedge as often as necessary. (Jupiterimages/BananaStock/Getty Images). A privet hedge is a popular plant for borders and privacy edging on a property line.