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Hedge-trimming is an art form difficult to master, as this Sunnyside example shows. Master Gardener Jim McLain says hedges should be fuller at the bottom and taper to a narrower top. If trimming is left too long, bald spots that may never grow back, like the ones in this hedge, are the result when trimming is finally done.

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