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Photo 4 of 8Sculpted shrubs create this English-inspired backyard design. To properly maintain this formal look, you should prune the hedges wider at the bottom than at the top. This bottom-heavy shape allows the sun to reach the base for new growth. Popular hedge shapes include a flattened pyramid, a topiary shape or the most popular, a rounded top, like shown here.

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