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Landscape Trimming Services In St. Cloud, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, & Waite Park, MN Areas.

The bushes, shrubs, hedges, and small trees of your landscape beds will grow healthy and look great with our landscape trimming and pruning services.

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St. Cloud, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, and Waite Park residents can hire our professionals for landscape trimming and pruning services.

Properly trimmed and pruned small trees, hedges, and shrubs in your landscape beds will look great and grow fuller.

At Sunset Mowing we have the tools to care for the shrubs, bushes, hedges, and small trees that adorn your property's landscaping. These plants will thrive and look great when they are properly trimmed and pruned. Trimming and pruning services improve the health of your plants and control their shape and size. Our landscape trimming services are available to the communities in St. Cloud, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, Waite Park and the surrounding areas.

Landscape shrub trimming in front of a commercial building in St. Cloud, MN.

What is trimming and how it benefits your landscaping plants.

Trimming your plants is akin to getting your haircut! We remove overgrown branches on your shrubs, hedges, and other landscaping plants. This gives the plant a manicured appearance and allows it to receive ample sunlight and moisture.

Trimming aids plants in growing back thicker than before, which provides improved curb appeal for your landscaping, reduces insect infestation, and prevents overgrowth.

Trimming is usually done a few times per year at a minimum. For high-maintenance properties, this should be done bi-weekly.

When should trimming services be done?

Because trimming controls the size and shape of your plants, it should be done more often than selective pruning.

For the typical homeowner, you should have a crew perform your landscape trimming service at least once every 2-3 months.

If your property is high-maintenance, meaning you have specially shaped shrubs, or a perfectly straight hedge, then trimming should be done at least once every 2 weeks.


What is the purpose of pruning and how is it done?

Pruning concerns the health of the bushes, trees, and shrubs. The purpose of pruning is to remove dead or dying branches. On fruit-bearing and flowering trees, this helps fruits and flowers to flourish.

When our crew prunes your landscaping greenery, we remove the dead or diseased branches to make way for re-growth. We also remove sagging limbs, injured branches, and limbs that compete for resources with the central trunk.

When are the best times to have your landscape plants pruned?

The most common rule, when it comes to pruning your landscape plants is to do it in winter while the plants are dormant. More specifically, your plants should be pruned towards late winter into early spring. The end of the dormancy period for plants has huge advantages for their growth after pruning.

  • There is a limited amount of time remaining before spring growth and the healing process.
  • You avoid specific diseases and pests during this time.
  • It provides easier sight because there is less foliage.

There are a few exceptions to the rule when it comes to pruning your property's plants, for example:

  • We prune fruit-bearing plants between February and April.
  • Early spring blooming shrubs should be pruned immediately after they have finished blooming.

A before and after photo of bush trimming in front of a building in Sartell, MN.

Our professional landscapers are experts at the local species of plants around the areas of St. Cloud, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, and Waite Park, MN area. We make sure your landscaping plants are trimmed and pruned at the precise time during the year.


Schedule Your Landscape Trimming & Pruning Service

See how the shrubs, bushes, hedges, and small trees in the landscape beds of your home will flourish after they have received proper trimming and pruning. Schedule your routine landscape trimming or a one-time service today. Call us at (320) 293-1625 for a consultation and free estimate!

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