Monthly Archive: December 2017

The Best Tree Pruning Methods

Trimming the branches of your plants, are a necessity especially when they grow out too much. If it weren’t done so, then there is always that possibility where it could go beyond and uncontrollable. Thus requiring a much greater effort and cost to trim them down. Today, however, there have been many different styles and techniques introduced. This way you are not merely giving them a trim, but you are also beautifying the entire arena or garden. Here are some such methods or techniques you could use on your plants.

The crown tapering

This is basically where the upper parts of the plants are trimmed and reduced in a manner where, there is much less branches on the top and there is a spacious look created. You could of course try doing this yourself, or find out if those that offer tree removal Perth also have this facility available as well. Here the point of this technique is too make the plant seem much bigger, yet with less branches blocking the view to the bottom from the top. If you were to try out this technique on your own, remember that the point is to give that spacious look, and for that you need to keep the adjacent branches spaced out as much as possible. This means that you would have to aim at trimming the branches in between the main ones. This is something you should pay extra attention to, mainly when it comes to young trees because these tend to have a lot more in between branches than a matured plant. Also remember to chop of all those branches that go crisscross over the others. This too reduces the messy look you are trying to eliminate through this pruning method. Throughout all of this you need to also keep in mind to not go over the top with this chopping, instead keep it to one fourth of a level at minimum, and not anything more than that. If you still want to trim off some more, try to do so over the years or months instead of doing it all in one go.

Raising the top technique

This is a technique which is the opposite of the above, which is where the branches at the bottom are chopped away creating a look that is growing from the bottom to the top, with more branches and leaves at the top rather than at the bottom. This trusted tree stump removal technique is ideal to use on huge plants that grow on the side walk. By chopping off the extras at the bottom, a clear passage is made for the pedestrians to walk on. However, do not try to chop off too much as the stem of the plant and its whole structure would be negative affected. Instead limit it to two thirds of the height of the considering plant. This way you would be giving a much needed trim to the plant while also ensuring that it shall keep standing tall and strong for as long as possible.
Consider the above and apply the ideal kind for your plants.