Pruning the trees on your property not only adds to the aesthetics of your property but also promotes healthy new growth of the tree. But there are mistakes you can make that can do more bad than good.
Always make sure to prune in the right season. Pruning healthy growth should be done in the fall and winter. While cutting away dead limbs and unhealthy branches can be done any time to help promote new healthy growth throughout the tree.
Never cut too much, you can't add those branches back after they're taken off! Always take a step back and look after making a few cuts to make sure the tree is symmetrical and still looks aesthetically pleasing. Cutting away too many lower branches may result in your beautiful tree looking more like a stalk of broccoli. Also make sure to never cut too close to the trunk as that is a major cause for premature tree death and disease in otherwise healthy trees.
Ready to prune some trees on your property but not sure you want to take it into your own hands? Then call us for a free estimate for your tree removal and pruning needs. 203.258.5584