K&D Tree Masters

servicing Nassau County and Suffolk County of Long Island New York since 1988

Nassau County : 516-795-7480 Licensed/Insured #H2902780000
Suffolk County: 631-957-8542 Licensed/Insured 39105-H

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Tree Pruning and Cutting

Warning: Pruning tall trees is not a leisurely weekend activity. It can be dangerous work. One must consider the safety of the people working on the tree and also the surrounding homes, businesses, automobiles, electric and power lines, and on-lookers. Any work on large trees requires knowledge and use of specialized equipment. We have been doing it successfully since 1988!

A good pruning job is good for a tree

Most trees and shrubs need to be pruned or trimmed once or twice a year.

A big, vibrant yellow treePruning trees and trimming shrubs helps create a healthy, strong, and attractive plant. It can encourage new growth and flowering.

Pruning off dead or diseased branches may improve the health of the plant. Cutting a tree back or shaping it may be necessary for tree conservation.

Cutting a tree is good for you

Is there a tree limb that is in your way? If so, are you tired of stooping under it? What if one day you forget to duck your head? Have you tied it back with a rope? What if the rope snaps and hits you or a guest?

Pruning tree branches can:

A bad pruning job can kill a tree

A bad pruning job may kill a tree. Notice how the lichen has grown around the old branch cuts. This was not done by us. Lichen mold on a tree branch

A bad pruning job is worse than a bad haircut.

It can kill a tree.

It hurts the overall appearance of the tree

Plus -- it takes longer than a haircut to grow back.