Tree trimming and tree pruning is critical to sustaining your tree’s health, stimulating growth and retaining its natural appearance, but do-it-yourselfers can often end up trimming incorrectly, causing serious damage to your beloved green asset.
The science involves a deep understanding of tree biology, recognizing plant flaws and skillfully eliminating or minimizing defects without hindering the tree’s growth or causing irreparable damages.
The art form is masterfully trimming and pruning by removing proper deadwood that aesthetically shapes your tree to enhance the beauty of your landscape and achieve your landscape goals.
Preventative tree pruning helps trees combat heavy winds.
A thinner canopy softens the blow of harsh winds and protects the trunk and branches.
Tree trimming also frees the tree of weak branches that could fall and damage your property during a storm.
A healthy landscape of trees can endure storms better than unhealthy trees. Here are additional storm prep practices to consider.
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Anytime between late fall and early spring is best for trimming or pruning.
And even better, dormant pruning in late fall or winter saves time and money by helping with disease management.
To keep your trees in the best possible condition, here’s what you should know:
Knowing when to trim your trees keeps them healthy in the long-term while setting them up for a season of robust growth.
The price of tree pruning, or branch removal, all depends on your tree and landscape.
In order to provide a service estimate, your local Davey arborist will come out to your property for free to walk through to thoroughly assess your trees and property.
Here are a few factors considered when drafting the service estimates:
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Our certified tree doctors are committed to you and the health and safety of your trees. ISA Certified Arborists have taken the opportunity to further their education and apply their advanced skills to every client interaction.
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