At Salomon Lawn Care & Exteriors, we are well versed in the complex art of proper tree and shrub trimming & pruning. Whether you live in St Louis city or county, we have the expertise necessary to undertake any tree trimming or pruning project within the Greater St Louis Mo Metro area.
Salomon Lawn Care & Exteriors has an extensive knowledge about what branches and stems need to be trimmed and the best practices necessary for doing so. We also have a deep understanding of branch attachment and tree biology, and are able to predict a tree’s response to pruning cuts. Furthermore, our knowledge is differentiated between mature trees and young trees since pruning techniques and goals are different for each. For mature trees, we often concentrate on reducing possible hazards and maintaining a healthy tree. For younger trees, our focus largely centers on improving the structure of the tree by removing multiple leaders and weak attachments, so that the tree has a strong foundation from which to grow.
When we begin our assessment, the first thing we consider is your objective. Is your objective to remove a possible hazard? Is it to provide routine maintenance pruning to a prized tree? Perhaps it is simply to trim branches away from a building? Whatever your goals may be, we have the necessary solutions.
Here are some of the types of tree pruning that we offer:
Cleaning: This is selective pruning to remove dead, diseased, dying, broken, and/or weak branches from the crown of a tree. Crown cleaning usually only includes branches over a certain size in diameter. Our usual target is to clean all branches 3 inches or greater in diameter throughout the canopy of a large tree, unless otherwise requested.
Raising: Trimming of the lower branches to provide vertical clearance.
Reduction/Shaping: Selective pruning to decrease the height and/or spread of the canopy and/or to achieve a desired shape.
Thinning: Pruning to reduce the density of live branches, often by removing entire branches. This type of trimming helps allow more sunlight penetration and increased airflow throughout the crown of the tree. It can also be used to reduce the weight of the canopy at certain key points along the trunk.
Structural pruning: This is selective trimming used to develop strong tree structure and decrease the possibility of future mechanical failure. This type of pruning is particularly important for younger, smaller trees and often involves training a dominant, upright stem with well-spaced branches so as to create maximum structural integrity for a tree as it ages.
Restoration pruning: Trimming that is aimed at improving the structure, form, and appearance of a tree that has been damaged.
Targeted pruning: Especially when hazard reduction is the goal, we will target very specific branches to be removed.
Vista pruning: Trimming to allow a specific view, usually by creating view “windows” through the tree’s crown.
No matter the job, Salomon Lawn Care & Exteriors has the expertise, knowledge, and ability to take care of all your tree trimming and pruning needs. We can put your tree and shrub trimming and pruning projects into action asap.
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