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Why Winter is a Great Time to Have Your Trees Trimmed

In this GardenSMART story, Marcus Parker of Davey's Southeast Chicago, Illinois office describes why winter is one of the best times to prune, or trim, your trees.

Posted: February 16, 2018

We may look at trees' bare branches and count down the days until the rich, bright spring blooms arrive. Arborists, on the other hand, delight in seeing every branch, buckle and knot on trees.

"In winter, when trees are dormant, their structure is crystal clear. That's just one of the reasons that winter is a great time to prune your trees," says Marcus Parker of Davey's Southeast Chicago office.

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