Tree Trimming will begin in Maintenance Zone 5 on 1/15/18 (weather permitting).
Winter is the dormant season for trees and usually the best time to trim or prune a tree. This winter, the Village is trimming Village trees in Maintenance Zone 5, which is George St to the north, Grand Ave to the South, East of Countyline Road and west to Church Road including Massel Court. Bensenville contracted with Winkler’s Tree Service to trim 15” and larger diameter trees while the Village crews will trim trees that are less than 15” in diameter. It has been several years since these trees were trimmed so you may notice a dramatic difference. That difference is boosted by the fact that the trees are bare and not covered in leaves. After the trees are trimmed they may look barren until new spring growth occurs. History has proven that proper tree trimming is vital to maintain the appearance and health of the urban forest.Trees are trimmed for improved Aesthetics, Safety and Health. Pruning: