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In the Garden: Springtime tree topping is not the best answer

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Why would savvy business owners pay good money to top trees that beautify and shade parking lots and parking strips, when all it does is shorten the trees’ lives? “I really don’t know why they do tree topping,” says Paula Dinius, urban horticulturist for WSU/Chelan County Extension. She and others were shocked to see so many topped trees around Wenatchee this spring — not a good sign for maintaining healthy trees.

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