Pruning, when done correctly, should result in safe, healthy and beautiful trees. DIY tree pruning seems like a simple enough idea, however, there is more to it than simply dusting off your old garden tools and hatcheting away. A certified arborist is trained to understand when a tree needs to be pruned and why, but […]
Recent Height Reduction Pruning Articles
The Urban Forest Pro blog has been designed to host content that is entertaining and actionable for people interested in information about tree pruning – specifically height reduction tree pruning in Portland, Oregon. Pruning, when done correctly, results in healthy and beautiful trees that are safe – not only to people but to structures nearby. However, there’s a lot more to the process of tree pruning and tree pruning for height reduction than simply taking a pair of regular garden shears and clipping away. There are safety considerations that must be taken into account – not to mention tree permits and regulations that must be abided in order to avoid sometimes-hefty fines, fees, and penalties that come with unregulated tree care. As a full-service tree care company, Urban Forest Pro is staffed by arborists certified by the International Society of Arboriculture, so this blog will attempt to provide professional and expert opinions on the who, what, when, where, why, and how of tree height reduction pruning in Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington. While UFP understands that many people have some experience as landscapers in Portland, we urge our neighbors to partner only with certified arborists to perform the often-dangerous tree height reduction pruning work.