Tree Trimming & Pruning
Tree pruning, also known as tree trimming, is the selective removal of tree limbs. There are many reasons to prune or trim tree limbs.
- Dead or damaged limbs
- Weak or diseased limbs
- Crossing or rubbing branches can cause wounds for disease or insect damage
- Low hanging limbs interfering with riding mower, clearance for parking or walking
- Tree limbs dropping debris on driveway, sidewalk or near areas for entertaining as in the patio or swimming pool
- Dangerous limbs too close to structures
- “Raise” the canopy or “limbing up” to allow light through the tree for grass growth; provide greater road visibility
- Tree growth interfering with satellite reception
- To enhance a scenic view
Why would you want to trim your trees and bushes?
Everyone wants their trees and bushes to be beautiful and vibrant. Trimming them helps maintain its appearance and its shape. If you do not have the correct experience, it is possible to remove too much foliage or too many branches. That's why it is so important to know what you are doing so the tree or bush is not seriously damaged and you stay safe. Eventually, a tree can be such an eyesore that the only option is to remove the tree.
As trees and bushes grow, there are branches that break or even die along the way. This can create unsafe conditions for your property and the people around the property. These dangerous limbs can break anytime and fall onto your vehicle, home or even a person or pet. These branches may also hang to low into sidewalks or grow into power lines. Because of all of these reasons, it is very important to keep your trees and bushes trimmed and pruned.
Trees grow in many different directions and do not grow in any specific pattern. Because of this, airflow can get restricted and branches tend to rub against each other and can possibly break. Also, there are a variety of diseases that trees and plants can acquire. At times, it is possible to to remove the areas with the disease and the life of the tree can be greatly prolonged.