Tree and Shrub Care

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Nothing enhances a landscape as much as healthy, magnificent trees and shrubbery.

 Shrub/Small Tree Trimming – Spring 

This service is generally performed during the spring clean-up and includes selective hand pruning to thin and shape certain deciduous trees & shrubs. Limbs and branches of trees that overhang walkways, contact buildings or building components may to be pruned. Height limit of 12 feet.

 Shrub/Small Tree Trimming – Summer

This service is completed late May to Late July and includes trimming of new leader growth from plants.  Sucker growth will be removed from ornamental and hardwood trees from the base and trunk areas of the trees. Normal shrub trimming service does not include severe pruning which is defined as: dead wooding over 25% of a shrub in decline, removal of inside branches of a plant, trimming or limbing up of trees over 12 feet in height, and removal of more than the new growth on shrubs.

 Shrub/Small Tree Trimming Fall

This service is completed September through November and includes trimming of new leader growth plants. Sucker growth will be removed off ornamental and hardwood trees from the base and trunk areas of the trees. Normal shrub trimming service does not include severe pruning which is defined as: dead wooding over 25% of a shrub in decline, removal of inside branches of a plant, trimming or limbing of trees over 12′ in height, and removal of more than the new growth on shrubs.

 Tree Pruning

Trees up to 12′ are pruned of low hanging or dead branches and limbs that are coming into contact with
buildings or interfering with walkways. Included in this service is Ornamental tree trimming. Tree pruning is
typically performed after 1st growth cycle; early summer or during the dormant winter season.

 Perennial and Ornamental Grass Cut Back

This service is performed after the first killing freeze and includes cutting back shrub roses, perennials and
ornamental grasses.

 Dormant Shrub Pruning

This service includes hard pruning and thinning of plant material during the winter dormant season (November
through February). The purpose of this pruning is to dramatically reshape/resize the plant and to stimulate new
growth from the base of the plant.