Burnsville Tree Trimming and Pruning
Tree trimming, or pruning, is necessary for proper tree care. When done correctly, it eliminates identified weak and poorly attached branches and promotes proper tree structure.
Pruning in late winter, just before spring growth starts, leaves fresh wounds exposed for only a short length of time before new growth begins the wound sealing process. Another advantage of dormant pruning is that it's easier to make pruning decisions without leaves obscuring plant branch structure.
If our ISA Certified Arborists can visit your site and assess the health of your trees, and they can outline any pruning which may be required. Proper pruning or trimming results in a healthier tree by accomplishing the following:
Removing dead or dying branches injured by disease, severe insect infestation, animals, storms, or other adverse mechanical damage promotes healthy growth.
Trimming out dead branches
Allowing wind to pass through the tree, reducing wind damage during storms
Raising up low limbs to make it easier to walk under trees
Raising trees away from your house, garage, shed or other structure
Prune for Safety
A well-trimmed tree is a safer tree. By properly and regularly pruning your trees, the following benefits are achieved:
Reduce the risk of dead, dying, and weak branches falling and causing damage to property
Increase airflow through the tree's canopy to decrease the risk of a top-heavy tree coming down in high winds
Prune out weak or narrow-angled tree branches that overhang homes, parking areas, sidewalks and anyplace falling limbs could injure people or damage property.
For security purposes, prune shrubs or tree branches that obscure the entry to your home.