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Old 09-11-2014, 02:04 AM
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random question

I have a client that wants me to prune the bottom 2-3ft off of her 20-25ft tall blue spruce trees and I am not convinced that it is a good idea though lucrative and simple to complete.

What is y'alls take on this?

It has just started to frost at night. I believe that the trees would recover best going into winter... Again, what's your take?

We do a lot of tree and shrub pruning this time of year but these Spruce trees have got me asking questions.

Thanks guys

Warren Gross
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R.O.S. Grounds Maintenance Inc.
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Old 09-11-2014, 02:33 AM
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That's a business decision. Are you out to do what's best for the plants or do what's best for your bottom line? Both business models can be successful but what's most important to you.
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Old 09-11-2014, 10:12 AM
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this is what always say..
'We'll do whatever you want, but my recommendations is....'
You're the "expert" you make the decision for what is best for you and your company based on the belief that you know what is best for the Plant, Tree, Grass, etc, then weigh what your customer wants and make the recommendation.
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Old 09-11-2014, 06:03 PM
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i believe you prune spruce in the spring
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