Pruning is when you selectively remove branches from a tree or plant. The goal is to remove unwanted branches, improve the tree’s structure, and direct new, healthy growth.
Pruned bush to keep the view of the Keurbooms lagoon.
Recently pruned acacia flowering
March 2019 - Pruning of Canopy Trees
We prune our trees to maintain the view from the house. Branches and leaves we use for paths, chop and drop mulching and building Hugelbeds.
Canopy Tree Regrown one year after pruning in March 2020 with some of the first vegetables underneath
Pruning of canopy tree layer in March 2019