What is a binding knot?
BINDING KNOTS A binding knot restricts an object(s) with a single line. Tying your shoe and tying up package are examples of binding knots. A square knot tied with a single rope line is a binding knot. Use a binding knot to tie bandages, packages or most any type of object.
What can I use to tie up tree branches?
Another way to take care of your branches is to tie them together with string or twine in easy to handle bundles. Do not use wire. These bundles of branches should be less than 3-4 feet in length. Make sure to tie the branches tightly, in bundles that can be easily lifted by one person.