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The reasons why tree surgery is important during winter

Tree surgery, also known as arboriculture, is the maintenance and care of trees and shrubs. During the winter months, tree surgery becomes especially important for several reasons.

First, winter is a dormant period for trees, which means that they are not actively growing. This makes it an ideal time for pruning and shaping, as the tree will not lose as much sap and energy from the cuts. Additionally, it is easier to see the tree's structure and identify any dead or diseased branches when the leaves have fallen.



Second, winter weather can be harsh on trees. Strong winds, heavy snow, and ice can all cause damage to branches and trunks. Tree surgery can help to prevent this damage by removing weak or diseased branches before they can break and fall. This can also help to reduce the risk of injury or damage to property.

Third, winter is a good time to plant trees. The ground is usually softer, making it easier to dig the hole, and the tree will have a chance to establish its roots before the growing season begins.




Overall, tree surgery is an important aspect of tree care, and winter is an ideal time for it. Not only does it allow for more efficient pruning and shaping, but it also helps to prevent damage from harsh weather and can be used to prepare for planting. By taking care of your trees during the winter, you can ensure that they are healthy and strong for the spring and summer months to come.


Winter tree surgery is vital for maintaining the health and safety of your trees. We offer professional tree pruning, shaping and planting services. Contact us today for a free quote and take the first step in protecting your trees this winter. www.treesfenceslandscapes.co.uk andrew@treesfenceslandscapes.co.uk 07583217024

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