Pruning is a fine art. Proper pruning can enhance the beauty of trees or shrubs, while improper pruning can ruin or stifle the potential for any landscape. The improper pruning of a tree or shrub can be far more detrimental than a pest. Trees and shrubs can be an expensive investment for your landscape so its important that you call on the right people to maintain them.
Essentially, pruning is the removal of plant parts that are dead, ineffective, or have no use to the plant. Pruning allows the plant to put more energy into new flowers, fruits, or limbs that are healthy.
Here a few reasons why pruning your trees and shrubs is important:
- Overall plant health
- Improve the quality of flowers and foliage
- Train the plant