Tips For Trimming And Shaping Your Cottonwood Tree

Cottonwood trees are popular with homeowners because of their relatively quick growth when compared to other tree species that grow in the same climate, such as cedar, mulberry, and oak trees. However, all of their quick growth comes with the added requirement of trimming away the excess branches each year and shaping the tree before the upper branches become too high and out of the reach of your pole saw. 

Follow these tips to keep your property’s cottonwood trees healthy and looking wonderful for decades to come:

Prune Cottonwood Trees in the Late Winter

Always prune your cottonwood trees during their dormant season near the end of winter.…

Hardscaping With Block Retaining Walls

Establishing different elevation levels to add contour around your home will enhance the beauty of your landscaping. Hardscaping using block retaining walls will help you establish different levels.

Simply hauling in loads of dirt without walls, or barriers of some kind to hold the dirt in place, is usually not an effective long-term solution.…