In autumn, leaves fall from trees and branches that were previously covered in a canopy are revealed. Other than dealing with the falling leaves, you also need to inspect each tree canopy in your yard. You can take advantage of the dormant months before autumn to develop a pruning plan for your landscape.
Importance of Tree Pruning
There are several reasons for pruning trees, all of which lead to better performing trees and better-looking landscape. Pruning is a routine maintenance process that makes it possible for trees to grow to their full potential and to live long.
The tree pruning process concentrates on the removal of dead and unhealthy branches to enable the entire tree to grow healthily. Opening the canopy allows in light and facilitates air filtering, thereby leading to increased foliation and decreased the risk of disease.
Pruning helps a tree to establish itself dominantly, and this helps in creating a strong tree that can withstand different weather conditions.
Pruning facilitates the creation of an ideal plant through appearance and landscape maintenance. There are specific ways of pruning that promote fruiting, flowering, and makes it easier to control the size of trees and shape the trees into different forms.
Tree pruning creates a safe surrounding for your family and friends. Proper pruning makes the trees in your landscape stronger and healthier. Dead and weak branches pose dangers to your family and property. Also, during the process, you need to assess if in case branches are getting closer to lights and electrical lines.
In case of an extreme weather event, tree pruning reduces the weight of trees and minimizes any possibility of falling easily during storms. Therefore, running minimizes the damages to property or other plants caused by falling branches.