Practices usually done to care for trees usually in both built and natural environments can be termed generally as tree services which include pruning, trimming, thinning, felling, tree removal as well as stump grinding. Tree services can be done with a major aim of getting the trees which are a major resource for the timber industry. Tree services are also done so as to get rid of pest infested trees and branches so that they don’t spread to other trees and also they help in making roads more clear to see roadsides where there are many trees on the sides of the road. Tree services require one to have the protective gear and also observe some safety regulations to avoid accidents that can easily be avoided. Tree services require the use of appropriate tools in pruning, trimming, thinning, felling, tree removal, stump grinding among other services. Tree services mostly take place in built environments which include roadside, urban as well as suburban landscapes.
A major service in tree services is tree removal. Tree removal is done when it is risking the health of a person as well as other trees and vegetation neighboring it. Trees removal can also be because the tree is not enhancing the appearance and beauty of a place where it is located. Surrounding vegetation and structure are required to be taken care of during tree removal so as to ensure that they are not damaged hence professionals who are trained and qualified are always sought to do tree removal. Tree removal depends on the landscape condition, the structure of its branches as well as the state of the given tree. Tree removal requires the use of special tools which are suited to protect surrounding vegetation and structures such as electricity and telephone cables. Removing a tree promotes the health of the surrounding trees and vegetation mostly the competing one making them develop well.
Tree stumps are usually left behind once tree removal takes place. The stump left behind usually requires to be removed through a process called stump grinding to crush it into very small pieces which are easily disposed. Stump grinding uses a stump grinder or a stump cutter that has a high speed rotating cutting disk for chipping the stump and the roots. Stump grinding is important in avoiding pests which may come about when the stump is left to decay for several years mostly the termites. A stumps has also high chances for suckers o develop which do not have a good appearance hence stump grinding ensures that they do not sprout hence enhance appearance of a landscape.
Removing a tree is not usually a very easy decision to make hence ways of avoiding it should be sought during tree developing. Proper maintenance of trees helps ensure that the trees maintain their vigor and they also live for a long time.