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Summer Pruning

Maintain your Westchester County residence looking its best this summer with summer pruning from Westchester Tree Life!  Our professional arborists can properly and safely prune your tree branches and shrubs.

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Summer Pruning

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Summer pruning is ideal when attempting to direct the growth of your tree branches.  Pruning can also reduce the total leaf surface, which overall reduces the amount of food which is created and sent to the roots.

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Removing defective limbs should be left to professionally-trained arborists, due to the serious danger risks associated with the process.  Westchester Tree has the training and equipment to properly removed defective limbs.  Defective limbs can be defined as dead branches or limbs that hang down too far.

 

 

What is Dormant Pruning?

Dormant pruning is a great way to maintain healthy, beautiful trees!  What is dormant pruning?  Dormant pruning is the pruning of a tree during the off-season (fall and winter).

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The Benefits of Pruning

Pruning your tree ensures that all dangerous limbs are removed, which prevents property damage and personal injury.  Fallen Branch Sign Fallen Tree Branch Westchester Tree Life

Removing unnecessary tree branches also influences and encourages tree growth while allowing your tree to maintain it’s proper weight distribution.

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Which tree shape do you like best?

Are you looking to shape your tree into a certain configuration?  Pruning is the answer!

Why Dormant Pruning is Best

Removing limbs is stressful to the tree.  Pruning your tree during it’s dormant season ensures that less sap is loss, and the tree endures less physical stress.

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Trees are also less susceptible to damage from insects and disease during the dormant season.

Only a Little Off the Top

When pruning your trees, we recommend that you only remove what is needed.

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Westchester Tree Life is happy to assist you in dormant pruning!

We highly recommend that you call a professionally certified arborist to properly prune your tree.