Shrub Pruning

Davey's pruning services balance the care your plants need with the aesthetics you want to help ensure the continued growth and health of your shrubs, year after year.

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Shrub Pruning Promotes Healthy Growth & Dense Foliage

One common shrub pruning error is to concentrate solely on the shrub’s exterior surface. Depriving the inner structure of enough light for photosynthesis, which can lead to “hollow shrub” syndrome and a much shorter lifespan.

Professional shrub pruning requires a certified arborist’s ability to accommodate the plant’s physiological needs with the desired aesthetic look.

Ensure the growth and long-term health of your shrubs with Davey’s pruning services.

Shrub Pruning

When Is The Best Time To Prune?

Anytime between late fall and early spring is best for trimming or pruning.

And even better, dormant pruning in late fall or winter saves time and money by helping with disease management.

Knowing when to trim your shrubs keeps them healthy in the long-term while setting them up for a season of robust growth.

Keep your shrubs in the best possible condition.

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What’s The Difference Between Shearing & Pruning?

When it comes to shaping your plant, selectively pruning is preferred over shearing.

It may take a little more time than shearing, but pruning is the better technique for your plant’s health and appearance over time.

Here are a few important differences between shearing and pruning a shrub:

  • Pruning cuts encourage growth throughout the plant.
  • Running cuts cater to the plant’s natural shape.
  • Pruning cuts let you dictate the plant’s size.
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Certified Arborists & An Accredited Company

Our certified tree doctors are committed to you and the health and safety of your trees. ISA Certified Arborists have taken the opportunity to further their education and apply their advanced skills to every client interaction.

Davey is also recognized as an accredited tree care company. Our TCIA accreditation represents our position as a tree service company committed to safety, expertise and professionalism.

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