How Do You Know If Your Tree Needs Pruning?

tree pruningIt has been a great spring, where you have enjoyed the beautiful spring foliage. You look around at the trees in your yard and realize that one tree is not likely to flower this year. You are stressed and call an arborist to remove the tree before it becomes a danger from storms or extreme winds. How would you know if you need tree pruning services?

Before calling, verify that the tree is dead. This will take at least a year before you call the lawn care pros for tree removal services.

Tree Pruning Tips: How to tell if your tree is dead?

Are you unsure how to tell if your tree is dead or what signs and symptoms could indicate that it is ready to be resurrected? Don’t worry – these are some tips to help you determine if your South Carolina tree has died.

Is the tree still in its early stages of development? Are there any visible buds on the branches of the tree? If so, you should examine the tree closer as extreme wintertime may have caused the tree to develop for less than a year. Continue to the next step if there is no budding.

Take a small branch off the tree. Did the branch snap off right away or did it take some effort to break? Is the tree dry and cracked? Does it have moisture? The dryness and rot in a dead tree will cause its branches to fall off. If your tree is still fighting, don’t be discouraged.

If the branch is a bit difficult to cut, it’s not dead. It just needs some TLC. You should water and fertilize your tree in the spring and summer seasons. Make sure to mulch it and your landscaping before winter strikes. The tree should start to bud in the next year.

However, if you haven’t been able to water and feed your tree, it is time to call a professional Conway lawn care company to remove your tree. Take care of your trees for the future. Nothing is more beautiful than a tree in full flower!

If you need assistance in removing a tree, call Conner’s Lawn Care Service.

Conner’s Lawn Care Service
Myrtle Beach, SC
843-504-4901
https://connerslawncare.com/