Pruning is another key aspect of landscape maintenance that needs to be done on a regular basis.
J&J crews have provided landscaping services throughout the Northern Virginia area, including Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax, for 20 years. Our crews have the knowledge and experience to properly prune all of your plant material including ornamental trees, shrubs, formal hedges, and flowering perennials, using the right techniques and equipment. We also have the knowledge to ensure pruning work is performed at the proper time of the year for our Northern Virginia climate.
Most pruning is done with hand pruners and hand loppers, as we intend to let most plants grow and remain in their natural form, which is when they are most beautiful. Hedge trimmers are only used on formal, sheared plant specimens, never on non-formal shrubs. Some common landscape plantings that need routine pruning are:
- Ornamental Grasses
- Liriope and other ground covers
- Crape Myrtle
- Roses, including Knockout Roses
- American Holly
- Japanese Holly
- Chinese Holly
- Perennial Flowering Plants
- And Many More!
J&J has the ability to prune ornamental trees up to 12’ off the ground using pole saws. For larger tree trimming and tree removal jobs, we are happy to refer you to one of the tree companies we work with on a regular basis.
Ongoing, proper pruning is key to the health and success of your landscape. If you have plants that have been neglected and are overgrown, we may be able to bring them back to proper form with regenerative or reduction pruning. Then, be sure they get the routine maintenance pruning they need!