Tree trimming or pruning is a technic that requires both skill and knowledge for the desired results. Some of the reasons for trimming include; maintaining a tree’s shape and appearance, human safety and saving an infected tree by strategically pruning all limbs and branches affected by diseases. Pruning tools include; secateurs for young branches vines and flowers, loppers for branches up to 3 inches thick, pruning saws for branches up to 5 inches thick’ hedge shears for hedges and pole pruners for dead wood. Before embarking on the trimming process, it’s essential that one understands the vital tips for proper pruning.
General tips include;
Pruning can further be subdivided into crown thinning, crown raising and crown reduction. Crown thinning is the reduction of the number of lateral branches by pruning away those that cross each other. Crown raising is achieved by trimming the lower branches for various reasons such as providing clearance to pedestrians while crown reduction simply means reducing the size of a tree’s crown.
Tree Trimming Cost
For an attractive landscape, one should consider tree trimming. Trimming cost depends on; the kind of trees or shrubs, tree service required and the kind of location (Residential or Business). This can range from $10 to $30 per tree or branch. Knowing tree trimming basics can help one handle the process without necessarily employing the experts.
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