Basic Tree Service and Pruning
A four-part self-study guide outlining how to prune a tree:
- Tree identification and tree growth.
Different species of trees can have unique characteristics. If you don’t know what tree it is and how it grows, your pruning may kill it. Get Part 1 (8 pages).
- What to consider when pruning a conifer tree.
If you don’t know what a conifer is, then you need to read part 1. Get Part 2 (5 pages).
- What to consider when pruning a deciduous tree.
If you don’t know what a deciduous tree is, then you need to read part 1. Get Part 3 (4 pages).
- Tree Cutting Permits, Tools, Safety, and Pruning Cuts.
Topics include: tree cutting permits, what tools you need for pruning, the need for safety, basic pruning cuts and care of your tools after pruning. Get Part 4 (10 pages).
Scotty Tree Service is offering a free e-book series of “How To” booklets in PDF format. These guides are short and to the point, but that also means they only include general information, not details on pruning a specific species of tree. More information on tree trimming and pruning can be found here. At the request of costumers,