Pruning

Original Text: Pruning


Pruning is the practice of cutting off dead or alive branches of a tree in order to enhance the tree's health, structure, or growth. Although pruning is an effective way for improving a tree's health, it could be harmful.
According to the speaker, topping, pruning on the top, can cause more harm than benefit if done by a novice. There's some problem with pruning on the top. First, it's misunderstood that topping always helps the trees by cutting the top branches, but it can make the trees to grow faster, which causes another problem. Another side effect of pruning is that it makes the trees prone to some disease or insects. Third, cutting leaves can starve a tree to death. Moreover, topping could result in the growing of giant limbs which are dangerous. For example, they might damage the power cables, the street might be surrounded by the branches, so they can cause a car accident. Finally, it ruins the natural beauty of trees.
In succinct, although pruning is essential for the trees, it needs to be done by a professional.

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Revised Text:


Pruning is the practice of cutting off dead or living branches of a tree in order to enhance the tree's health, structure, or growth. Although pruning is an effective way of improving a tree's health, it could be harmful.

According to the speaker, topping, or pruning the top, can cause more harm than benefits if done by a novice. There are some problems with pruning the top. First, it's misunderstood that cutting the top branches always helps the tree, but it can make the trees grow faster, which causes another problem.

Another side effect of pruning is that it makes trees prone to some diseases or insects. Third, cutting leaves can starve a tree to death. Moreover, topping could result in the growing of giant limbs which are dangerous. For example, they might damage power cables or the street might be surrounded by branches, which can cause car accidents. Finally, it ruins the natural beauty of trees.

In summary, although pruning is essential for trees, it needs to be done by a professional.


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