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Spruce Up Your Yard With Tree Shaping

Dec 16th 2015 at 11:13 PM

You may want to get yourself into shape, but don’t forget about your yard. It may be fine to let trees grow naturally, but you can accentuate the beauty of your outdoor space with the help of tree shaping.  It might be enjoyable to go beyond simple pruning and fertilizing to create a work of art in your back or front yard. You may enjoy creating unique interior decoration inside your home, so let your imagination take form with outside designs in the form of brilliant tree shaping.


Your tree shaping can be simple or complex, depending on your vision. Some tree shaping involves affecting the way trees actually grow, and there are ways of coaxing them to develop into certain forms and shapes to create a tree sculpture. Other types of tree shaping involve using mature trees and then bending and trimming them in various ways to encourage them to take certain shapes or designs. Some of these creations can be temporary or permanent and can affect the way the trees grow. Through such techniques as framing, grafting and pruning, you can have a unique creation with the help of tree professionals.


Tree shaping can give you a living sculpture, which provides certain advantages to conventional wooden sculpture. Working with actual trees can give you the satisfaction that you have not destroyed any trees to create something, but your garden sculpture exists as an organic work of art. Also, tree shaping is resistant to rot and decay, and can truly stand the test of time. Since trees are known to have long lives, coaxing a tree to grow into a certain direction or shape rather than cutting it down and using the wood allows it to last longer.


Children love tree shaping, and creating interesting ways for trees and other woody plants to grow can provide your family with a mystical wonderland right in your garden. Artists have found ways to make a living tree chair or a tree with openings that can become a jungle gym for youngsters who enjoy climbing in a natural setting. Your artistic yard creations can even raise the property values of your home, particularly if your tree shaping is seen as an original work of art. You may find your yard can express your personality with amusing and striking shapes and forms. Brows this site for more information on tree shaping in San Antonio.

Author Bio:-

As a long time arborist and landscaper, Mark is dedicated to educating people about the joy that comes from property with healthy, trees and plants. You can find his thoughts at Blogspot blog.

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