The winter is a great time to remove or prune trees because trees are dormant, and many trees can be pruned anytime of the year. In the cold months, home owners usually do not think about their trees, mostly because their time spent outdoors is limited. Many people cling to the indoors during the cold months, and tree work slows. In our industry, the winter months are definitely a down time for
Winter weather brings many dangers - low temperatures, heavy snowfall, and even sheets of ice, which can be particularly harmful to trees. Most ice-covered trees are susceptible to breakage from the added weight, but some are better equipped to deal with the cold weather than others.
It’s tempting to think that dormant, leafless trees can be left to their own devices during the winter – but think again! Winter is actually a great time to examine the stability and health of your trees, according to tree care experts.