Beautifully-cut hedges.

Hedge Trimming in Lakewood: Why It’s Important

October 15, 2019

If you regularly tune in to the Apex Tree Experts blog, you will likely notice that we usually discuss tree care services like tree removal, stump grinding, and pruning. While yes, these tree care services are incredibly important, they are not the only services that fall within the tree care services that we provinces — and yes, we are talking about our hedge trimming services.  

All too often, people think of local Lakewood tree care companies like ours as companies that can only help to manage the aesthetics and health of your trees. In reality, our team can prune and trim any woody plants that produce leaves.

So why should you consider scheduling a plant pruning service with us?


As it is with trees, shrubs also require periodic trimming to supplement their healthy growth. Over time, your shrubs can be exposed to harmful diseases, infections, and pest infestations that could potentially kill or severely damage the shrub if left unchecked. By scheduling a plant pruning service for your shrubs, our team can remove any unhealthy parts of the shrub so that it grows healthier and stronger. 


When people think of hedges, they don’t think of a beautifully bench-shaped shrub planted on either side of the front porch. Instead, they think of the large, well-kept natural fences that keep a backyard private from passersby on the sidewalk nearby. 

Our plant trimming and pruning services can be utilized by residents on the Lakewood area to either shape hedges or to help promote their healthy growth so that someday the hedges can act as a privacy barrier. 


Now, you might be wondering how having your hedges trimmed can create value, but a well-kept hedge can increase the value of your home or commercial property. Now, there is no monetary value that dictates your hedge-to-dollar value, but there are a number of ways that having well-kept hedges can add value to the property. 

Hedges can take a long time to become established, hearty, and visually appealing. So when your property has hedges that have been cared for, it is an automatic addition in value to the property. Additionally, well-kept hedges contribute to the aesthetic of the property and provide added privacy — two things that most people look for in real estate. 

Is Hedge Trimming as Easy as Purchasing a Pair of Shears? 

While it might seem like trimming your hedges is as easy as going to your local hardware store, buying a pair of shears, and chopping away at your hedges, it can actually be a bit more difficult than that. 

When you are trimming hedges, you must know what part of the shrubs should and shouldn’t be removed. Additionally, it is important that you know how to identify disease, infection, and infestations so that you are not removing healthy sections of the hedge. 

In short, the best thing that you can do is to contact your local plant trimming professionals. So what are you waiting for? Contact us at Apex Tree Experts today!