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The City Council prunes more than 20,000 mulberry trees in the municipality to guarantee the safety of the neighbors and keep these specimens in perfect condition (21/11/2020)

The first of the actions that is being carried out is the piping of the alignments of specimens on walks, after which training and maintenance pruning will be carried out on the specimens located inside the different parks of the municipality, which will last until DecemberThe Department of Modernization of the Administration and Urban Development directed by José Guillén is carrying out the pruning of more than 20,000 mulberry trees located throughout the municipality.For these works, there are 6 teams that arrive in an efficient and coordinated way to all areas.

They will be carrying out these tasks until the beginning of December."The objective of this pruning is, in addition to revitalizing the tree and helping it in its development, guaranteeing the safety of citizens and making these specimens so characteristic of our city look in perfect condition and provide shade in the gardens and green areas of the municipality , places where neighbors can rest, meet, disconnect and enjoy our environment "has highlighted José Guillén.The first of the actions that is being carried out is the plywood of the lineups of specimens on walks.

This task is necessary to guarantee the safety of the neighbors, avoiding the fall of fruits, as well as reducing the fall of leaves in autumn that cause discomfort to pedestrians and prevent some of the branches from entering the balconies, patios or roofs of households.The fruitless mulberry trees in the gardens are not pruned, they are pruned for formation to avoid the fall of dangerous branches.

This type of pruning also allows the tree to develop and grow properly.These mulberry trees allow a great environmental benefit and form a natural canopy in parks and gardens that allows to offer shadows to all neighbors who can enjoy them at any time of the year.To carry out the work, supervised by municipal technical engineers, all mandatory safety measures are complied with, including harnesses, helmets and various elements established by current regulations.

The marking of the areas where work is being carried out is also carried out to avoid any problems. Sustainable green cycle to take care of the environment and the health of neighborsThe remains of branches are crushed to be reused as compost in the parks and gardens of the municipality, betting on a sustainable green cycle.The Department of Urban Development and Modernization of the Administration works to take care of the environment, improve the air we breathe and ensure that all green areas are in perfect condition, taking advantage of all resources, saving costs and contributing to the improvement of our planet. 

Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia

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