About the Landscape Juice Network

Founded in 2008. The Landscape Juice Network (LJN) is the largest and fastest growing professional landscaping and horticultural association in the United Kingdom.

LJN's professional business forum is unrivalled and open to anyone within within the UK landscape industry

LJN's Business Objectives Group (BOG) is for any Pro serious about building their business.

For the researching visitor there's a wealth of landscaping ideas, garden design ideas, lawn advice tips and advice about garden maintenance.

Hard prune of privet hedge

Hi guys and girls 

hope everyone is well and not too wet


I have been given the go ahead to heavily prune a privet hedge , can this be done into November ? I would like to hold off as long as possible really



You need to be a member of Landscape Juice Network to add comments!

Join Landscape Juice Network

Votes: 0
Email me when people reply –


  • hi it should be fine to do in November yes, will look a bit bare over the Winter that's all

  • PRO

    I agree with Billybop

  • If you do it in November it will be bare sticks through winter, might as well leave until Jan, but after that there might be nests.

  • November should be fine, compost / mulch, and topdress with a good handful of Vitax Q4 in the Spring. 

  • did one every year at one house, once a year heavy cut back off the footpath and top september/october time never a problem 

This reply was deleted.

LJN Sponsor


PRO Supplier

Dennis ES-860 is the King of King’s

Roger Neale, Head of Grounds and Gardens at King’s Hall School in Somerset, has claimed that his new Dennis ES-860 battery-powered mower has been “unbelievable.”

Roger was a greenkeeper for 22 years before landing the position of Head of…

Read more…