When Should I Prune My Trees?
When is the best time to prune trees? The best time to prune (trim) trees is during dormant season. In this video, we will cover the benefits of dormant season pruning for homeowners, what dormant season pruning provides and why you should hire a professional, certified arborist. The best time to prune is during the winter months because the trees get the most benefit. Benefits of Dormant Season Pruning for Homeowners • Convenience • Enjoy the yard during the summer • Less potential injury to understory plants • Reduced fear of damage from equipment • Access is easier when the ground is frozen Dormant Season Pruning Provides: • Increased visibility of branch structure to identify problem areas • Reduced risk of spreading certain tree diseases like Dutch Elm and Oak Wit • Reduced risk of fungal infections • Minimized sap loss • Growth can be directed to a desired path Contact your local professionally trained arborist to help you safely and effectively prune your trees by visiting our website at http://www.davey.com/residential-tree-services/find-a-local-office/. For more information on the benefits of dormant pruning, visit http://www.davey.com/dormantpruning