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Why You Should Trim Your Trees This Spring

Why You Should Trim Your Trees This Spring

One way to prepare for spring is by trimming your trees.

Spring is nearly here, with its warmer weather, beautiful trees, and blooming flowers. It is nice to admire the beautiful, healthy trees in your yard, but it is important to take care of them so they produce lush leaves, flowers, or fruit. One way to prepare for spring is by trimming your trees. Doing so has many benefits, including keeping your trees healthy and looking fresh. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of trimming your trees this spring.

Trimming Your Trees Prevents Insects and Disease

Trees with cuts, wounds, or damaged bark can be exposed to infection from disease-carrying insects. Because these insects thrive in warmer weather, homeowners should take action to prevent significant damage to their trees. Spring tree trimming can help you identify infestations and diseases and remove vulnerable branches.

Trimming Improves the Tree’s Structure

Trimming trees any time of the year helps improve the tree’s structure, especially when done correctly for the season. Ideally, you should hire a professional tree care service to trim your trees for structural integrity and beauty. Your tree care professional can remove lower branches that may harm people walking by, reduce the density of the branches to prevent the tree from falling over and prune excess inner branches for increased airflow. A well-pruned tree looks beautiful and will remain healthy and productive for years.

Trimming Your Trees Boosts Aesthetics

The main reason that people prune is to keep their trees looking beautiful. A property with nicely trimmed trees has better value and is more appealing to potential buyers. Spring is the prime time when residential lawns are on display for the neighborhood. More people are outside enjoying the weather. Trimming trees in spring means you’ll have gorgeous, freshly pruned trees in time for the outdoor entertaining season.  

Tree Trimming Promotes Proper Growth

Spring is also a good time to check on the younger trees on your property. You should trim weak branches and ensure trees are well-balanced and growing upright. This can help prevent young trees from becoming structurally unsound later.

It is also a good idea to remove the larger branches that are crowding new growth. This prevents younger branches from competing for nutrients. As a result, every limb will have equal access to nutrients and can photosynthesize for food production. 

Tree Care and Maintenance from Harford Tree

Ready to have the beautiful yard you have always dreamed of? Harford Tree Experts & Landscaping, Inc has been in the business for decades, providing customers with quality work and quick responses all at the right price. We service the areas of Harford County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore City areas including Bel Air, Fallston, Perry Hall, Towson, Essex, Parkville, White Marsh and Middle River.

For service during business hours, reach out to us or give us a call at 410-592-7321. We offer 24/7 emergency service as well, just give us a call at 443-250-6649. For updates about our business and more informative tips, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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