September 3, 2015

Trimming My Weeping Willow Trees

One of my favorite trees is the weeping willow.

Weeping willows are wide and tall with beautiful curtains of drooping branches that sweep the ground. I have several groves of weeping willow trees growing at my farm - one that includes more than 25 trees in a marshy area in one of my lower fields.

As with all trees, weeping willows need to be pruned and trimmed regularly. Major pruning is best when trees are dormant, but because these weeping willows are fast growing, they tend to drop many twigs and branches, and often need additional maintenance during spring and summer.

All my weeping willows got a little trim this week. Here are some photos…