Trees play an important role in our lives, whether that is to provide fruit, shade, or just add some beauty to your yard. Looking after them with regular trimming and maintenance not only protects them but for us too. Trees that are left to grow with no trimming or maintenance will not only look untidy but could cause the branches to become weak and more susceptible to disease. Contact us at Sherman Tree Services and speak to our tree specialists for your tree trimming needs.
The importance of tree trimming
Trees are vital to our environment not only are they responsible for the air we breathe, but they add a unique beauty to a space that nothing else can. For this reason, it is vital to ensure you know how to correctly care for them. Trees that are not trimmed regularly will grow unevenly and can make them appear messy. This could affect the overall aesthetic of your yard. Apart from the aesthetic effects, overgrown trees will negatively affect the health of the tree. Without the occasional trim, the branches can become weak and are at risk for breaking. Branches that are weaker, diseased, or dead could pose a safety concern for anyone nearby as they have a high chance of breaking.
Professionals know best
Many homeowners may seek DIY advice when it comes to tree trimming. While we can agree that it could save you money, it comes with several dangers. Hiring a professional for your tree trimming needs will provide you peace, knowing that your trees will always be cared for in the best possible way. Grooming trees require a lot of work and can take time to perfect. With the right tools and knowledge, our professionals can guarantee this. Trimming trees is not just simply cutting branches it requires skills and knowledge. Knowledge of the type of tree, how it grows, and how to spot disease is vital for the health of your trees. Trimming trees can put you at risk, whether that is for falling or the risk of a branch falling and causing an injury. Professionals take this risk so you don’t have to.
Best time for tree trimming
The most common question that our tree experts receive is when the best time for tree trimming is. The answer depends on the type of tree that you have and how susceptible it is to disease. In general, however, the best time to trim your trees or shrubs is, oddly enough during the winter months. During winter, most trees are dormant and because at this time it is less susceptible to insects or disease and I will heal faster it so by the time spring is near your tree will be healthy and thriving once again.
Benefits and frequency of tree trimming
Trimming your trees is as good as getting a haircut. With a proper maintenance schedule, your trees will thrive and lead to steady growth. The frequency of trimming will depend on several factors such as size, age, and health. Mature trees will need to be trimmed every 3 – 5 years as the growth slows down with age. Younger trees will have more rapid growth and may require trimming every 2 years. Trees that bear fruit will need to be trimmed annually and evergreens may never need a trim. Contact our tree experts at Sherman Tree Services for more information.