What is Tree Cabling? Tree cabling is a lesser-known preservation technique, utilized by professional Arborists to provide support to trees that may be prone or at risk of failure. There are a number of different support systems for tree care applications, but tree cabling is the most common and widely used within the tree care […]
Recent Tree Cabling Articles
Tree cabling in Portland is a full-time job for the expert and ISA-certified arborists at Urban Forest Pro. As part of the UFP blog, we hope to tackle the topic of tree cabling on a regular basis. There’s quite a lot that goes into it. What is tree cabling? It’s a lesser-known preservation technique, and it’s utilized by professional arborists to provide support to trees that may be at risk of failure. The arborists at Urban Forest Pro use a number of inventive and effective tree-cabling techniques. This blog will include information vetted by the arborists at Urban Forest Pro on tree cabling systems and how they are used to support the tree and reduce tree hazards in the Portland area. Needless to say, tree cabling in the Pacific Northwest should be left to the experts; it’s absolutely not a job for the layperson or the weekend gardener. Tree cabling is a dangerous undertaking, so it requires the skills, tools, knowledge, and experience of arborists to ensure that the work is done properly. In future editions of the Urban Forest Pro blog, we’ll tackle such tree cabling topics as static tree cabling versus dynamic tree cabling. We’ll also look into the science behind tree cabling as well as the hazards of tree cabling.