Trimming trees adds to the beauty and esthetic value of any property. When it’s done incorrectly though, it can reduce both the appeal and value of the surrounding landscaping and property. In fact, the general rule of thumb is that no trimming is better than bad trimming.
Trimming or pruning, is the process of removing parts of a tree or plant, typically with the goal of improving the plant’s health, beauty or value. Tree trimming is not particularly complicated, but common sense and a handful of basic rules will go a long way. Here are a few things to keep in mind to trim these large trees:
- “Training” the plant to grow in a specific shape or direction
- Improving plant health by focusing nutrition on preferred areas
- Encourage higher-quality growth of fruits or foliage
- Restricting growth to maintain a preferred height or circumference
Basics of Tree Trimming
Trimming, or pruning, achieves its best results when cuts are … Read Full Post »