In this Palo Alto Online column, George Reno from Davey's Menlo Park office shares the importance of winter pruning and some pruning tips.

Posted: January 02, 2024

As trees shed their leaves for the winter, it's crucial not to overlook giving them a seasonal pruning to help maintain their health and beauty. You can learn a lot from your trees during the winter months that you can't during other times of the year because the natural shape of many varieties of trees is more evident without all that greenery in the way, which can provide some strong signs about their health and needs moving into the following year.An arborist pruning a tree

The most important thing to remember this season is that proper timing and technique are crucial for successful tree pruning.

To read more of George's tips, click here.

For more information, contact the Menlo Park Davey office.

The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental and utility infrastructure consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. Established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, Davey has over 12,000 employees and is the ninth largest employee-owned company in the U.S. This year, Davey celebrates 45 years of employee ownership – Join us and apply today! 

Other News Posts

Spotted Lanternfly Early Nymp Davey Tree (1)
Davey In The News

Spotted lanternfly migration in the Philadelphia area

Jason Parker from Davey's Horsham office discusses migration patterns for spotted lanternfly in the Philadelphia area. 
Read More
Screenshot 2024 07 15 162945
Davey In The News

Protecting Your Trees in Drought Conditions

Scott Gardner from Davey's Vancouver, British Columbia, office shares what you can do to keep your trees healthy during droughts. 
Read More
Two Employees
Two Employees

Get In Touch With Us!

We pride ourselves at Davey Tree on providing prompt, professional and personalized service from certified arborists that live, work and engage in your community. Contact one of our Davey Tree specialists for your residential, commercial, utility, or environmental needs.

Let's Find What
You're Looking For!