Are They Beneficial for Your Garden?
However a chainsaw is not as precise as using hedge trimmers or shears and should be saved for tough trimming jobs or working with trees.
The flowers are large and gorgeous.
If you already have a chainsaw, you might still be tempted to use it on your garden hedges, but as I’ll explain, this might be a counter-productive move that could lead to Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. Take care to avoid nesting birds when using your chain saw to prune hedges. When trimming lilac bushes, always wait until the plants have reached at least 6 feet in height.
Cutting the entire stem, rather than just pruning small pieces or overgrown branches, is bushcutting.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. Oct 05, Using pruners or a pruning saw, you’ll cut each of the heaviest stems as close to the ground as possible.
Avoid operating a chainsaw while on a ladder and don't hold the chainsaw above waist level.
This method of managing large shrubs stimulates the plant to produce new growth just below the pruning cut, close to the ground. If you just trim the tops of the shrubs, they will grow even leggier and taller.