Baca’s Trees provides ANSI standard professional tree pruning, tree trimming, and tree cutting services in New Mexico.

Pruning your trees on a regular basis keeps them healthy and beautiful. There are many different tree trimming methods for different species of trees, and for how you want your trees to grow.

Do you need more light to fall on your lawn so that your grass can grow? If so, your trees may need to be elevated and thinned.

Are large tree limbs growing over your house? We can prune the trees back or remove them so that they do not interfere with your house or structure.

Do your trees need general clean-up? We can prune out dead, hazardous and crossing tree limbs to keep your trees growing strong and healthy.

Our estimators will be happy to walk your property and discuss short and long term tree pruning and tree trimming programs.

Tree Pruning classifications

Crown Cleaning

Crown cleaning of a tree’s canopy consists of pruning excess branches and limbs out of the crown of a tree. Pruning the deadwood and diseased limbs out of the tree is a healthy and common maintenance practice within arboriculture.

Prune Deadwood

One of the most common and natural techniques of tree pruning. Pruning out the dead and diseased limbs from a tree.

Thinning

Thinning out the interior crossing or rubbing limbs is a common maintenance practice. Thinning can help reduce wind resistance in a tree, thus reducing the chances of a wind storm blowing a tree over.

Elevating

Elevating the lower limbs on a tree is necessary at times when limbs are encroaching on a structure, or hang low over a sidewalk or road, etc. When elevating lower limbs on a tree, it is important to take a step back and see the entire tree, so the tree is balanced after the prune.

Clearing Limbs Away from a Structure

Are the squirrels keeping you up at night, or are the branches rubbing against your house? Clearing tree limbs away from your house or structure is a very commonly requested. The branches should be cut properly, back to the nearest lateral limb just outside the branch collar.