Proper tree trimming and pruning is just as necessary as a removal. It is essential for a tree’s overall health and aesthetic and our experts at Chicago Tree Service can help. Trees that have grown too big and are touching your property, are too thick, or grow fruit, all need to be trimmed. Getting rid of overgrown branches can open up to more sunlight and take extra weight off the trunk – all great for a tree’s health. Shaping a tree is an effective way of improving your landscaping appeal and property value. Regular trimming will keep your tree in good condition and looking beautiful all-year round.
Trimming Vs. Pruning
Pruning and trimming are both landscaping services that are sometimes used interchangeably. Pruning is for trees and shrubs for maintenance and safety, and trimming is applied to shrubs and hedges for design reasons.
How Often Should a Tree be Pruned?
More arborists advise that trees trimming should be performed twice a year and pruning should be done annually. While this is a general rule, it can vary depending on the plant species and climate. A tree will also require more pruning in the initial stages of its life than in the older stages, and pruning a tree from the beginning will ensure that it grows strong and healthy.
Why You Should Hire an Arborist
Trimming and pruning your can seem like a simple task of cutting a few branches but it is much more involved than that. It is much more of an art form than typical gardening tasks. You need to know where exactly to cute, and how. Tree species are all different and require different maintenance. To properly trim or prune, you will need to understand the flaws of the tree to get rid of the unhealthy parts. This is why we recommend hiring a professional to handle this, as incorrect trimming can be costly in the long run and my cause damage and affect the production of the tree. Proper pruning and trimming is important to keep your trees growing strong and safe from disease and weather and looking their best. Call the tree experts in Chicago for a free estimate and start keeping your yard looking beautiful.
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