Trees are a complement to landscaping design. They require maintenance and good care as an integral part of landscaping features. The provide the landscape design varying heights, excellent shading and are also apt for additional designs such as fixing lights on the branches. If you wish to maintain a perfect natural environment around your business or home, keep them safe from pest and disease.

The main maintenance practice depends on the trimming or pruning. These involve cutting of the branches parts and twigs. Hiring an arborist is helpful for trimming as he knows the maintenance and growth needs of varieties to perform excellent maintenance.

Tree Trimming, what it does

· Prevents pests and spread of disease: Tree trimming is essential to prevent the pests and diseases from spreading. A few branches found infested can be treated by trimming and thus the diseases may be prevented from spreading. It is necessary to trim regularly so that healthy tree population is maintained; thereby the spread of disease is prevented.

· Removal of dead branches: Tree branches that are dead are prone to falling down. If they are left hanging, they may fall and damage some construction or hurt someone or vehicles nearby. Trimming ensures safe removal of branches and avert real damage.

· Thriving growth: Trimming the tree top ensures thriving growth of leaves that is essential. In fact, it becomes a thicker canopy providing shade and also is perfect privacy barriers. The branches trimming promotes vertical growth as trees grow taller.

· Aesthetic look. Trimming done by arborists means they give aesthetic look for trees. They create abstract shapes complementing the landscape. They create decorative shapes and ensure aesthetic trimming to be ideal as focal points.

Pruning is equally an essential procedure and is important. Trees grow in the neighborhoods, along highways or backyards and also in public places. Thus there is a need for trees and to coexist peacefully and so ensure the trees surrounding are strong, healthy and confined to their areas.

Pruning involves removing specific plant or tree parts, mostly the buds, branches and roots. Pruning in late winter is the best it gives the tree enough time to seal the wounds and gets into high gear in the next growing season.

Tree Pruning, what it does

· Tree health: Trees containing diseases or dead branches should be removed. The branches may have lacked sunlight or must be damaged due to storm or pests, thus removing them are the best.

· Safety: Large branches hovering on your car, home or the play area of children and so removing eliminates the risk of branches falling.

· Aesthetic fashion: Pruning allows shaping and directing growth that it looks healthy and full. Trees are admired when it looks healthy, so hire a professional to ensure aesthetic fashion to look best.

Source by Karen K Williams