Planting of trees, fertilization, pathogen and pest management, pruning, shaping as well as removal are some of the activities and cultural techniques are all referred to as tree services. People who have specialized in these tree services are known as arborists. Trees services may require the people involved to work either by climbing or not climbing the trees. Safety is key hence should be maintained at all times when carrying out these tree services hence people involved should be trained properly on the safety measures. Training in things such as how to work on trees that are near power cable so as to maintain a safe working distance to ensure safety. Also when ascending a tree, safe techniques to do so should be used such as the single rope technique or double rope technique should be put in place to prevent the person working from falling off the tree. The most essential need to offer tree services is an experience to work effectively and safely around the trees other than just qualification. Manipulation and physical maintenance of trees such as tree chipping, tree pruning, and tree removal are the main activities involved in tree services.
Tree chipping involves the process of removing branches and limbs that have been trimmed or have been removed. Tree chipping ensures that the yard is left clean after tree removal or trimming since chipping removes all the mess from the yard. The process of tree pruning or trimming is done for the purpose of removing the deadwoods, sustaining and improving health, preparing specimens for transplanting, shaping, increasing yield as well as preventing the dangers of falling branches. The major branches likely to be pruned are those that are dead, damaged, diseased, branches not well structured, unproductive and unwanted. It is important to use appropriate pruning techniques to ensure that the tree is not damaged when doing the tree pruning.
Tree removal is recommended for all the tree and the stump is necessary when the tree is deemed necessary to be removed. There are various reasons which may necessitate tree removal including when the tree is already dead, damaged or unhealthy, in case the tree roots are encroaching a house, when the direction the tree is leaning toward is dangerous and also when one is renovating the landscape that are likely to cause harm to the tree. The tree can also be removed if its structure is not so good and can cause damages if it falls or the branches. One should consult a person who has the right skills and knowledge on tree removal to promise for safety other than one removing the tree by themselves. The specialists also have the proper tools and equipment to carry out tree removal.