Proper Pruning – The art and science of tree trimming

Proper tree pruning allows trees and humans to coexist without conflict.

For the modern arborist, proper tree pruning is both art and science. The science is a blending of research, experience, knowledge and education. This allows an arborist to cut with the tree’s health as a priority.

The art of pruning is applying scientific methods to mold a plant into a safer, healthier, more accommodating aspect of the landscape. Overall plant health remains key, but through thinning, reduction and cleaning cuts, the modern arborist can improve a plant’s aesthetics and make it less hazardous without long-term detriment to plant health.

Read more of this article by Anthony Tresselt at treeservicesmagazine.com