STOP THE KILLING
year thousands of trees are killed by well meaning people who try
to prune without sufficient knowledge of what a tree needs to thrive.
That damage is compounded be-cause the life force of many trees
is so powerful that it may take years before a tree ac-tually dies
from incorrect pruning, even though the death sentence was handed
out when the wound was made. Many trees however die within months
of incorrect pruning.
We see incorrect pruning all around us. People believe this is the
thing to do to trees because they see so much of it. They believe
cutting a tree is like cutting a lawn. You just cut it to the height
of the blades, or cut it to the height of the ladder.
THIS IS THE WRONG APPROACH
It shortens the life of the tree, disfigures the natural
form, causes wounds the tree can’t heal, makes sites for infection
and invasion of pathogens. Decomposition organisms, mushrooms, fungi,
and bacteria can all get access to the tree if the tree is incorrectly
LEARN TO PRUNE THE RIGHT WAY
TreeCare can show you the proper techniques to care
for your trees, to make sure you send them into the future. Click
here to read The
Basics of Tree Pruning, our tutorial on how to approach pruning
from a tree’s point of view.
To see a free sample of our how-to video Prune Like a Pro, click