Winter Tree Care

Demand for tree services decrease in the fall and winter.  If you’ve been putting off tree trimming or tree removal projects, now is the time to take advantage of lower pricing for these services.  Plus, our turn-around time to schedule your job is shorter than at other times of the year.  This time of year is ideal for removing that critical risk tree.

Winter is a good time to consult a professionally trained arborist to inspect your trees. When the leaves have dropped in the fall, it is easier for your arborist to see the structure of your trees.  Winter foliage loss provides a clearer view for spotting some problems, such as weak branch attachments or insect damage, but an arborist can help you determine the best solutions for your trees.

Pruning your tree is important for long-term management and can ensure your trees continue to provide the aesthetic value and function they are intended for.  Proper, conscientious pruning can enhance the beauty and function of your trees, while reducing the potential for loss of limbs or other failures during winter storms.  When summer annuals have been removed, there is less risk of disrupting your landscape when working on large trees. In regions where the soil freezes, equipment can often gain closer access, which can enhance our safety and reduce your costs. Winter pruning can also avoid enhancing some serious diseases that are active and spread easily during the growing seasons of spring and summer and it is also less stressful to have your trees trimmed during these cooler months. Trees that need more aggressive thinning or reduction can be safely pruned without worrying about sunburn from the intense summer sun.  The aesthetic benefits will last longer and trees pruned during this time “hold” their pruned shape as their growth rate slows and they become more dormant in the cooler months.

If you would like one of our certified arborists to come out and give you a free estimate on pruning or removing your trees this winter, please call us at 402-281-2675.