Preserving, protecting, diagnosing, and caring for trees throughout Alexandria, G&V offers a different perspective on tree services. With top-notch, modernized equipment, the expert team at G&V offers their clients honest and quality tree care. Striving to accomplish each job smoothly and affordably, G&V practices modern arboriculture, offering quality care for their clients’ trees and shrubs.

Experienced in all tree services, G&V specializes in stump grinding, tree trimming, crown reduction, tree thinning, pruning, cabling, bracing, lawn mowing, mulching, seeding, sod installation, landscaping design, snow removal, and much more. 

The company’s professional team of experienced arborists are trained to manage everything from basic tree services to emergency tree removal. The experienced team at G&V is associated with ISA, TCIA and BBB. Licensed and insured, the Alexandria tree care company strives to maintain their reputation as being reliable and trustworthy.

I had a large oak tree in my yard that was in dire need of trimming and crown cleaning. G&V was extremely responsive,” states Jay Y. of his G&V experience, “They provided an estimate within 24 hours of receiving my request, and the G&V team was onsite within a week to do the work. They arrived on time, worked extremely hard, and left the grounds around the tree cleaner than they found it. I highly recommend G&V for any of your tree trimming needs.”

Available to offer each client their honest and professional opinion concerning their individualized tree care needs, the G&V team endeavors to impact the world in the most environmental way possible. Comprised of professional arborists experienced in general tree health and safety, the team at G&V has the training, dedication, and expertise to accomplish each task in an effective and quality manner.

“We provide an unmatched level of service and guarantee customer satisfaction. We take pride in our work every day. We strive to keep up with and use modern tree care techniques. Our work is also conducted by tree specialists with decades of experience. Whether you need a massive dead tree removed from a tight spot, need a delicate Japanese maple pruned, or anything in between, we can help. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. We’re here to help you with your trees and landscape.”

To request a free estimate, call G&V at 703.569.2570, or visit their website.

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As winter approaches, it’s important to consider pruning and trimming for optimal tree health. Tree care essentials, trimming and pruning should be a routine part of arbor maintenance. Maximizing the benefits of a proper trim or pruning, the time of year is a vital element to consider. This will prevent any unnecessary damage from occurring due to adverse weather conditions or seasonal predators. Most trees and shrubs enter a dormant stage during the winter season, which makes late winter an ideal time to perform a proper pruning or trimming.

One principle to keep in mind when trimming and pruning is that more can always be cut if necessary, but no cut can be undone. Keeping this in mind can prevent serious missteps when trimming and pruning, protecting the target plant. Beginning small, the caregiver can work slowly and carefully toward the desired result. Trees and shrubs should be left with 1/3 or more of its previously existing structure so as to ensure that the plant retains the foliage and branch necessary to promote new growth when spring arrives.

A the “Three D’s” principle may also be helpful to keep in mind: dead, diseased, and deranged. Dead wood is an important target for removal, as is diseased material. “Deranged” limbs should also be removed. These are limbs that are growing awkwardly, or in unwanted directions.

Proper equipment is very important, both for the safety of the operator, and for the health of the plant. Bypass pruners are an excellent option, as are pruning saws, amongst others. While motorized equipment may allow the job to be accomplished in a less labor-intensive manner, these types of tools can also be far more difficult to control. Because of their ease and efficiency, they carry a greater risk of serious mistakes being made. Motorized trimming and pruning are best left to professionals with adequate training. 

G&V Tree Services strives to preserve, protect, diagnose, and care for all of their clients’ tree and shrub needs. With state-of-the-art equipment, and a different perspective on Tree Services, G&V endeavors to provide their utmost honest solution to each tree’s situation. With 35 years of experience, the certified arborists at G&V Tree Services works hard to bring modern tree care techniques to bear for each and every client.

To request a free estimate, call G&V Tree Services at 703.337.3080, or visit their website.

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