Healthy trees (<12’ tall & <8” diameter), shrubs and ground cover will only be serviced. Plants that are in major decline and/or have been damaged over 1/3, and considered unproductive, are not included in bid. Debris will be dumped into a suitable landfill. Pruning will occur 2 or 3 times per season to maintain good shape. Timing is approximately Memorial Day, Independence Day and again Labor Day. Formal hedges will be sheared to maintain a formal, neat appearance. Shrubs over 12’ require a special quotation and are not included in this bid. Occasionally, shrubs will be in need of a ‘corrective’ prune. This is done to prune shrub back to the typical size for plant health. This also requires a special quotation and are not included in this bid.