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Winter Ash Tree Pruning Andover, MN

Jan 24, 2018      Share:   

Pruning the trees correctly at your Andover home or business will promote healthy growth for your trees, and will also protect your property from the potential of dead or diseased branches falling onto your house or garage by pruning before they fall.

The best time to prune trees such as ash trees, oak trees and elm trees is late in the dormant time of year for the tree (later in the winter and before spring growth begins). During this time, the spread of disease will be reduced because the wounds creating by pruning will be exposed for a minimal amount of time. This time of year also allows for the arborists with Pioneer Tree & Landscaping, Inc. to see the branches clearly because they are not obscured by leaves on the branches.

Andover, MN Tree Trimming Photo
Pioneer Tree & Landscaping, Inc. provides winter pruning for oak, ash and elm trees.

Winter Ash Tree Pruning for Andover, MN

From the University of Minnesota's web site regarding pruning tree (see https://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/trees-shrubs/pruning-trees-shrubs/#timing).

"The late dormant season is best for most pruning. Pruning in late winter, just before spring growth starts, leaves fresh wounds exposed for only a short length of time before new growth begins the wound sealing process. Another advantage of dormant pruning is that it's easier to make pruning decisions without leaves obscuring plant branch structure. Pruning at the proper time can avoid certain disease and physiological problems..."

Firewood Delivery Still Available

There are still a few months of winter left - call (763) 238-5254 to schedule a firewood delivery to your Andover home. 4'x 8'x 16" face cord (residential fireplace cord) for $125 - red oak, split fine.

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