What Does Tree Pruning Do?

Would you go throughout life without ever having a haircut? For most people, the answer to that question is no. You need an occasional trim to remove split ends and keep your hair looking healthy and styled. Your trees and shrubs are no different. Though they don’t have hair, they do have branches that need […]

Why Tree Trimming is Important

If you have trees on your property, you’ve probably heard someone say that you should be pruning your trees. As an arborist company for over 75 years, Senske Services knows a thing or two about trees, and we encourage you to take a closer look at the many benefits of tree trimming or pruning. About […]

When Should I Prune My Trees or Shrubs?

At Senske Services, we want to help you take the best care possible of every tree and shrub on your property. Pruning your plants is part of that care. Timing your pruning is just as important as doing the job, because the time when you prune will affect new growth and the overall health of […]

Pruning for Safety

When spring arrives, thoughts turn towards the great outdoors. For property owners, this can mean yard maintenance. Warmer temperatures mean that trees and shrubs that were dormant during winter months are springing back to life. Senske recommends having trees and shrubs pruned, not only will they make your property appear better, pruning can also remove […]

Spring Pruning Guide

Here is a spring pruning guide that is presented by The Old Farmer’s Almanac. This will provide information on how and when to prune all trees and shrubs. WHAT WHEN HOW Apple Early spring Prune moderately. Keep tree open with main branches well spaced. Avoid sharp V-shaped crotches. Cherry Early spring Prune the most vigorous shoots moderately. Clematis […]

Winter Pruning

During this time of the year frigid temperature and snowy days abound. That being said, it is easy to see why yard care slips most homeowner’s minds. Although the weather can be nasty at times, you may be surprised to learn that pruning your trees during this cold time can actually provide some great benefits […]

Winter Tree Pruning

The cold of winter doesn’t really inspire the desire to do yard work. However, winter is a prime time to consider giving your trees a probably much needed pruning. Winter tree pruning is a perfect time for home owners to give their trees some maintenance that will help them start spring with great head start. […]

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