Too often, regular tree and plant maintenance is overlooked even though there are several benefits, most importantly safety, to keeping up on this task. Trimming and pruning your trees and plants can make your landscape look inviting, healthy and aesthetically pleasing.
Different Methods Of Tree Trimming
Our arborists can help you review the types of pruning and trimming best suited for your property. For instance, structural pruning can properly train trees less than 25 years old to develop into structurally strong trees well suited for their environment as they grow.
The main types of pruning and trimming are:
- Cleaning - the removal of dead, diseased and broken branches
- Thinning – selective pruning to reduce the density of the tree’s canopy
- Raising - often used to raise the tree’s canopy for vertical clearance
- Reduction – Selective pruning to decrease height and spread