The Dangers of Improper Tree Topping

Curious little boy helping his father to plant the tree while working together in the garden

Tree topping, also known as pollarding or heading, refers to severely pruning a tree’s upper branches and limbs, often reducing it to stubs. While it may seem like a quick solution for managing tree size or controlling growth, improper tree topping poses numerous risks to the health and stability of trees. It also presents safety […]

3 Practical Ways to Evaluate Tree Safety

Large white oak tree punctures roof on house

Experts advise that you inspect all trees on your property at least once every year. This is because a tree hazard is often a serious issue that can cause injuries or even death. When evaluating tree safety, make sure you check the bark, roots, and branches. Let’s consider each aspect. 1. Check the Roots of […]