should be a regular part of all tree and shrub maintenance programs.
Proper pruning involves the selective removal of plant parts to:train
young plants, rejuvenate older plants, improve plant appearance,
promote structure and health, control size, create special forms,
prevent personal injury and property damage, influence flowering
a mature tree becomes densely branched, it can cast too much shade
and be susceptible to wind damage. Thinning the branches allows
more light to filter to the ground and improves air flow through
refers to the method of reducing the height or spread of a tree.
Sometimes the crown of a tree must be reduced in height or spread,
such as for utility & roof clearance.
is the basic removal of all dead branches and foliage.
some cases a tree may require its foliage to be removed along
the bottom to clear for pedestrian passage, or to clear off roofs