|In the Parks and Grounds Division,
is Arbor Day for us. We look forward to answering any questions
concerns you may have about our urban forest.
Advice on tree maintenance will appear
This is an example of a "topped" tree in
year. The top of the branches have been abruptly cut off in an
to control its height and shape. Unfortunately, topping a tree
it and interferes with healthy growth. Below is an example of a
15 years after it has been topped:
Proper tree selection will help prevent
such as too much shade, later in the life of the tree. Here is an
example of a naturally pruned tree:
While we cannot recommend specific businesses, when selecting a tree service, be sure to use one with a certified arborist on staff.
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