Lessons Learned About Trees
Planting of trees, fertilization, pathogen and pest management, pruning, shaping as well as removal are some of the activities and cultural techniques are all referred to as tree services. Arborists are individuals who offer tree services in either residential or commercial settings. When doing the physical maintenance, those people who offer tree services may be required to climb on the trees or work without climbing. Proper training should be done to those people who offer tree services to ensure that their safety in the line of duty is maintained. Training in things such as how to work on trees that are near power cable so as to maintain a safe working distance to ensure safety. They are also required to use the various available safe techniques to ascend the trees to prevent falling off the trees which can either be single rope technique or double rope technique. Other than being qualified to offer tree services, experience to work safely and effectively around the trees is very essential. Most of the tree services includes manipulation and physical maintenance of trees such as tree chipping, tree pruning, and tree removal.
Tree chipping involves the process of removing branches and limbs that have been trimmed or have been removed. Tree chipping is done together with tree removal or pruning to ensure that the yard is left clean after tree removal or trimming since chipping removes all the mess from the yard. Tree pruning or trimming is also an important tree service as it helps remove the dead woods, sustaining and improving health, preparing specimens for transplanting, shaping, increasing yield as well as preventing the dangers of falling branches. During tree pruning the target is usually dead, damaged, diseased, branches not well structured, unproductive and unwanted branches. Proper techniques for tree pruning should be used to ensure that the tree is not damaged such that is may cause it to be removed.
Tree removal is recommended for all the tree and the stump is necessary when the tree is deemed necessary to be removed. Some of the reasons that may lead to tree removal include when the tree is already dead, damaged or unhealthy, in case the tree roots are encroaching a house, when the direction the tree is leaning toward is dangerous and also when one is renovating the landscape that are likely to cause harm to the tree. Some people may also remove a tree when it doesn’t have a good structure such that is likely to fall or its branches causing damages. Tree removal should be done by professionals who have the right skills and knowledge to carry out this activity and also guarantee for safety during tree removal. These professionals will also possess the proper tools and equipment to ensure the safe removal of the tree.