A Guide to Proper Care of Your Trees
A house is only as lively as the thriving of its yard. If there is one thing we all humans have in common, it is the love for nature. To enjoy the transcendent views of greenery on our call, we have plantations in our backyards. Landscaping your lawn is one of the best things you can ever put your money in around the house, but once you have done so then there is no stopping. It is true that most of the nourishing required by it, would do for itself but there is a lot of care required other than as well to maintain a good looking and healthy lawn. If you have trees in your yard then you, most of all, definitely need to do professional tree trimming at least twice a year.
The reasons to support the trimming of trees are uncountable. The beautify your home in arousing and natural manner, to begin with, having trees in your background is as nice looking as it can get until they start growing in an unwanted manner. Overgrown wild branches of trees are only going to make your house look more creepy than beautiful. The other reason that can be put in the favor of trimming of trees is that it is actually very nourishing and good for its growth. When the limbs of a tree are old enough to start decaying, they do more harm than good and need to be cut off.
Trimming VS Pruning
There is an argument related to the maintenance of trees that we all are most likely to be acquainted with, it the difference between tree trimming and pruning and settling on which is better. In reality,both of them are less the same thing. Tree trimming is the process that involves the cutting of overgrown and bushy branches of the trees to enhance its visual appeal, whereas pruning is the selective removal of only the dead or decaying parts of the tree to benefit its health. Neither one of the two is better than the other, both of them are essential for the healthy and appealing maintenance of your trees.
Why Hire A Professional?
Once the dispute of the difference between the two is settled the questions really come down to the need of professionals for the task. Tree trimming is something that some people might find very joyful and a productive thing to do but is all in all a very delicate and tiring task. The answer is quite simple, if you have some trees in your yard that need trimming or pruning, you better leave the task out for the professionals to handle. The most forthcoming factor to consider a professional to do the trimming or pruning of the trees is always going to be safe. Many homeowners might just look at a tree and think of it to be a simple task to do, but he doesn’t take into consideration is the possibility of the tree branches he’s going to get up on to be rotten and will eventually break and fall.
But it is not entirely true to say that the homeowner attempting to get on the tree branches has not considered the possibility of them falling down. With a little motivation and some layman’s gear, if he even does manage to get up safe and sounds, the trimming and pruning of trees is a delicate task that requires special knowledge and experience. If the work really was that simple then there wouldn’t have been professional moving around offering their services. So whenever it comes to the care of the trees in your yard, there is no better care that you can give them other than hiring professionals for it.
Why The Trimming Or Pruning Of Trees Is Important?
Keeps Trees Healthy
The removing of excess limbs from the tree is very vital and important for its nourished growth. Proper and selective removal of branches will let the light reach the desired parts of them limbs making them grow healthier; sprout more leaves and flowers, and a high density of fruit. If you selectively and carefully remove the unwanted branches of the tree, it will also improve the overall appearance of the tree. It is also true that proper pruning is a good bet on increasing the life of your trees, with better health they will definitely live longer. You cut off the weak, dead, diseased or infested branches of the trees that hold back the health of the tree.
Makes It Safe
For a tree to thrive anyway it wants in a natural environment is completely normal as there is not much moving around it anyway. But when you are talking about trees in or around your home, you need to be on the lookout for the threats it poses. While there is no health threat a lawn tree poses to you, there are physical dangers of having an overgrown tree. Having some branches of the tree grow rather long to be slanting over your house will have the danger of it falling down on the house during strong winds. It will either cause structural damage or even worse, damage to anyway that happened to be around it.
The other thing to consider is that in residential and commercial places, there is always the danger of a tree grown into the overhead power lines. Overgrown branches of a tree that goes all the way up to touch the power lines will have the chances of causing a short circuit during heavy rain.
Makes The Trees Look Better
The reason why it is always very strongly recommended to hire a professional tree trimmer for the trimming or pruning of your trees is that he has vast knowledge about the health and care of the trees. Proper trimming and pruning will have the trees to weigh less, and be less likely to break or fall during winds and storm, and also maintain a good look. With timely and regular care, the trees will grow in a very pleasant manner and enhance their look and feel. A better-looking yard is always going to add up to the core value of your house as well!
Dave is a gardener who loves to work on his lawn all during all the free minutes he gets in a day. From his vast knowledge regarding plants and trees, he shares the following from his experience.