It is often necessary to reduce the overall size of a tree as it has outgrown the
available space, although it is best practice to reduce the whole tree by a 1/3 rather
than just removing the top or "topping".
Before : The tree at the start of the day, it has an irregular crown shape and has
grown too large for the available space.
After: The finished reduction. The tree has a better overall shape and is no longer
touching the shed or washing line. The tree was also crown raised slightly to allow
better access underneath the tree
Oak tree infected with Innonotus dryadeus reduced by 2-3 meters to reduce the sail
area and minimise the risk of it being windblown