Healthy, beautiful trees are the result of skilled craftsmanship based on close observation and forethought. While there are many honest and hard-working tree trimmers, some may or may not know horticulture and plant biology. Anyone with a saw can remove limbs fairly rapidly and generate large piles of debris. It looks like a lot of work but is it the right work?
TRIMMING VS PRUNING
The idea behind pruning is to prevent loose or dead branches from harming other plants or people. Removing these branches allows the tree’s flowers and fruit to flourish. Pruning is not meant to stunt growth, but to stimulate the tree. Eliminating diseased or pest infested branches are other reasons Arborists prune trees. Arborists also prune if they want their trees to have a particular shape for aesthetic or view enhancement purposes.
Trimming applies to tidying up a small shrub or hedge’s appearance by removing overgrown branches. While pruning focuses on safety and a tree’s health, Arborists usually trim shrubs and hedges for aesthetic purposes. However, excessive overgrowth is harmful since it reduces the amount of moisture and light a shrub receives,
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