Should I Try Pruning My Own Trees or Call a Professional?

Tree trimming and pruning may not look that difficult, right? A snip here and a snip there and all should be good. Lumberjack equipment, tools (and of course the flannel shirts) may seem pretty fun, but you may want to weigh your options before you pick up your pruning shears, or worse yet, your chainsaw. Take a moment to consider...

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Reasons For Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Pruning your trees and shrubs is definitely something you should be doing if you want them to be happy and healthy. If you are not already pruning your trees and shrubs or have trees and shrubs that have not been inspected or pruned before. Contact an arborist to come inspect your trees and property for a free consultation. In this...

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Are Your Plants Overgrown?

Over-Planting on Property Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s it was customary for home builders to over plant their house lots with evergreens. Now those Rhododendrons or Arborvitaes may be towering over, smothering, or just plain hiding your home.

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Shrub and Ornamental Pruning

Some people think that pruning is difficult, that plants will die if they’re not pruned on a precise date, or that all pruning needs to be done in the winter. The reality is that pruning is necessary to keep tree and plants healthy and that there is no one set time for pruning all types of trees and shrubs.

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Are Your Plants Out of Control?

Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s it was customary for home builders to overplant house lots with evergreens.  Now those Rhododendrons or Arborvitaes may be towering over, smothering or just plain hiding your home. One option is to cut all those evergreen plants down and start over with smaller plants.  Another idea is to cut back and prune those out-of-control...

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Discover When and How Often to Prune Trees & Shrubs

View the tree & shrub pruning guide to discover the best timing and frequency of shrub and tree pruning. Pruning the various trees and shrubs throughout your property is critical to ensure their health, appeal, and safety. Understanding that pruning is crucial to the livelihood and attractiveness of your landscape is only half the battle. Knowing when and how frequently...

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Prune Before Shrubs Grow Out of Control

Don’t wait until it’s too late; regular pruning is not only easier than restoration pruning, but it will ensure your shrubs look great every year! Waiting too long to prune your shrubs can leave you with the daunting task that is restoration pruning. Pruning your shrubs every year (or multiple times a year when needed) will help keep your shrubs...

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Best Time to Prune Trees and Shrubs

Understanding the importance of pruning is only half the battle. Next you must determine when and how often to prune your trees and shrubs. Pruning is critical to ensure the health and appeal of your trees and shrubs. Once you recognize the importance of pruning, you then need to figure out when and how frequently to prune the various trees...

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Time for Shrub and Ornamental Tree Pruning

As we inch closer to the official start of summer, it’s time to start thinking about pruning your shrubs and ornamental trees. Spring is a glorious time to be in the landscape. Shrubs and ornamental trees of all sorts will be flowering at various times throughout the spring, adding tremendous color and appeal to the landscape. Just remember, once the...

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