If you have watched the news in the last several weeks and you live in the Nashville area, you’ve probably heard about the tree falling on Vanderbilt’s campus. The tree fell unexpectedly on a group of prospective students and their families. Fortunately, all ten people injured will be okay, but the fallen tree should be a lesson to all of us. Tree care is important not just for the sake of the tree but for the people who enjoy them.
Sources stated the large hackberry tree on Vanderbilt’s campus was water-soaked, which caused the fall. Heavy waterfall, snow and ice are major weather concerns during this time of the year. If you haven’t already this season, be sure to contact the Parke Company to come check out the well-being of your trees.
Here are some services to consider before the harsh winter season gets the best of your yard:
This type of tree service is great for a variety of reasons. Not only does crown thinning involve removing limbs to reduce weight in highly stressed areas, but it also improves air and sunlight throughout the tree. Removing heavy limbs or branches in stressed areas of the tree is a great way to avoid falling limbs during storms or other natural disasters. In addition, it keeps the trees healthy and strong for many years to come.
Weight reduction services involve the removal of large limbs on lower areas of the tree to reduce overall weight. This is done to avoid limbs (or the whole tree) from falling during strong winds, ice, or for no reason at all.
This tree care service is commonly completed to remove dead, dying and diseased branches or limbs from a tree. Although this is mainly done for the health of the tree (so disease or other factors won’t spread to other areas), and it’s also done to improve the aesthetic of the tree. Similar to the other tree services listed above, if these dying or diseased branches do not get removed in a timely matter, they can fall causing damage to property, people or the tree itself.
Taking care of your trees on your property is vital in preventing damage to other areas of your home or business and the people who live or visit there. In addition, maintaining proper tree care enhances the lifespan of the tree. It’s important to contact the Parke Company to assess your trees and its branches or limbs. Tree services can help you avoid any possible disasters from occurring.
Obviously, some accidents (like the tree on Vanderbilt’s campus) just happen without any warning. If you find yourself in need of emergency tree care services, contact Parke today. Tree care experts will assist in a variety of emergency tree situations both efficiently and safely. For more information about routine tree care or emergency tree services, contact the Parke Company today!