If you are a homeowner that maintains your yard, there is a good chance that you have done some tree trimming and tree pruning at some point. The question is, what exactly is the difference between tree trimming and tree pruning. Both are services in the landscaping industry and the differences are quite subtle. Pruning is done to remove unnecessary branches and trimming is done to promote growth.
Tree trimm nig will help hedges shrubs, and trees grow in a healthy way. Commercial clients will often trim trees in order to make their property look more aesthetically pleasing. Removing green shoots is often the focus during trimming as this helps promote growth.
Pruning is typically associated with removing branches that are not needed at at time unnecessary roots. At times branches will grow the wrong way and push towards electrical wires and other structures. Pruning will keep this unwanted growth in check.
Shears are the typical tool used for pruning, either lopping shears or hand shears. These will typically be strong enough to cut through the thinner branches. A saw might be needed for thicker branches.