Damaged or wilting tree branches can reduce the beauty of a piece of
property and may inhibit a tree from growing in a healthy manner. A
tree can be pruned by completing the following steps. Afterward,
adding a layer of mulch around the bottom of a tree’s trunk that is
surrounded by paving blocks will provide a tree with an attractive
border and will help soil retain moisture.
safety harness and goggles
ground marking paint
Trimming Branches And Removing Debris
visually inspecting a tree and determining which branches need to be
pruned, an extension ladder needs to be set up next to a tree. A
safety harness, goggles and gardening gloves should be worn to reduce
the risk of injury. A pair of pruning shears can be used to cut
halfway through the first branch that is being pruned. Cuts should be
made at an angle from the bottom or top side of a branch. Afterward,
another cut can be made at an angle from the opposite side of a
branch. The remaining branches need to be trimmed in the same manner.
should not be pulled or twisted while they are being trimmed because
it could cause damage to a tree. Debris that has fallen onto the
ground can be collected with a rake.
Adding A Border And Mulch
measuring tape and ground marking paint can be used to mark a section
around a tree where paving blocks will be added. Each block should be
pressed firmly into the ground until it is stable. Water should be
added around the base of a tree if soil is dry. A shovel can be used
to add a thin, even layer of mulch to the area that the paving blocks
If an individual has a lot of large trees on their property that are damaged, they can receive assistance with pruning them by contacting a tree trimming service in Denver CO.