Tree Care

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Pruning Pear Trees

Pruning pear trees is a chore that can be carried out at any time of the year, but it has to be done in winter. The best time is when cold weather will have killed off many of the insects and diseases that could damage your tree.  It’s important to remove dead or diseased branches …

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Why Is Topping a Tree Bad?

The tree topping process is a method used to increase the size of a tree. It’s also sometimes called “head-cutting” or “topping out.” This procedure involves removing the top of the tree and leaving it in place while cutting back branches from below.  The height of trees can be increased by as much as 50% …

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