|Tree topping: Why it's almost always a terrible idea
When it comes to topping trees, WSU Extension tree expert Kevin W. Zobrist has three words of advice: Don't do it. He explains how topping just produces a weaker and less valuable tree. If a tree is blocking a great view or interfering with power lines, then it's usually better to remove the tree and plant something else.
|The rights, wrongs, and realities of pruning
Tree pruning is one of the most important tasks a forest owner can do, yet the one task most people put off. WSU Extension's Andy Perleberg taps into the knowledge of tree experts and experienced tree growers to help end procrastination and get into gear to tackle pruning tasks in 2012.