Pruning your trees is an important way to improve their overall health and promote longevity and coexistence. There are many different types of pruning, such as “cleaning,” which removes any dead or dying branches and limbs that may present a falling hazard or promote pests and diseases. Pruning trees away from buildings can prevent damage and reduce mildew growth by allowing extra sunlight and airflow. Damage to trees during storms can also be prevented by “thinning” out the canopy and inner branches of the tree to reduce the drag of high winds. Pruning can also enhance your vista, improve the overall shape of the tree, and promote higher yields in fruit and nut bearing trees. Give us a call and let our certified arborists describe the benefits of pruning your trees!