tree pruning

GENERAL PRUNING FOR MATURE TREES

Most pruning sought by Madison areas homeowners is reactive tree pruning, sparked by the appearance of a dead branch or suspicion of disease. While hazard mitigation is certainly a good reason to prune a mature tree, most mature trees benefit from pruning every 3-5 years for a variety of reasons, including:

Hazard mitigation

Corrective Tree Pruning After Storm Damage

Improved Aesthetics

Baseline for Effective Disease Monitoring

Benefits of structural pruning of young trees:

Cost effective (typically under $350)

Improved aesthetics

Improved long-term health

Identify trouble areas early

Cheaper to prune out issues now than deal with expensive failures later