Maintaining healthy and beautiful trees is essential for the well-being of your landscape. While trees can often thrive on their own, there are instances when it’s best to seek the expertise of a professional arborist. But when exactly should you call in the experts? Here’s your comprehensive guide to knowing when to call a professional arborist for tree services.

Regular Tree Pruning Services

Tree pruning is crucial for promoting tree health, safety, and aesthetics. Regular pruning helps remove dead or diseased branches, improves air circulation, and shapes the tree’s growth. While some light pruning can be done throughout the year, it’s generally best to schedule major pruning during the dormant season (late winter to early spring) when the tree is not actively growing.

Oaklawn Employee Trimming Low Hanging Limbs

Emergency Tree Services

After a severe storm or high winds, your trees might suffer from broken branches or leaning trunks that pose a risk to property and safety. In such cases, emergency tree services are essential. Professional arborists can safely remove damaged limbs, stabilize leaning trees, and assess potential hazards.

Tree Health Assessment

If you notice unusual symptom

s in your trees, such as yellowing leaves, wilting, or premature leaf drop, it’s time to call a professional arborist for a tree health assessment. They can diagnose potential diseases, pests, or environmental stressors and recommend appropriate treatments to restore the tree’s health.

Tree Removal Services

While it’s always best to preserve healthy trees, there are situations when tree removal becomes necessary. If a tree is dead, severely damaged, or poses a safety risk, a professional arborist can safely and efficiently remove it from your property.

When to Call a Professional Arborist: Your Tree Care Guide


Summer Tree Trimming

Contrary to popular belief, trees can be pruned during the summer months. While it’s generally recommended to prune during the dormant season, summer pruning can be beneficial for specific tree species and situations. A professional arborist can determine the right timing and techniques for summer tree trimming based on your tree’s species, health, and growth patterns.

At OakLawn Landscaping, we understand the importance of proper tree care and the significance of a professional touch. Our team of skilled arborists is equipped to handle all aspects of tree services, including pruning, tree removal, and health assessments.

For expert tree care and to learn more about our comprehensive tree services, contact OakLawn Landscaping at 301-854-0684. Let us help you keep your trees healthy, beautiful, and thriving throughout the year.

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