Archives for October 2018
Sometimes trees on our sidewalks, forests, and yards can come too close to the power lines. This can be a major hazard for people, properties, and trees themselves. Although trees are beneficial for the community, they can also pose a danger when they come into contact with the power lines. Waterloo is rich in forests and tree species and the dangers of trees growing near power lines is not a strange subject. Tree pruning, tree cutting, and other tree
Throughout Southern Ontario, we are accustomed to severe ice storms in the wintertime and strong thunderstorms in the summer. High winds and heavy ice accumulation wreak havoc on trees, causing the branches to weaken and come crashing down. Even properly maintained trees can suffer damage. People often underestimate the power of such a disaster. Storms can leave a huge mess in the streets and cause a damage to our properties. It’s important to know how to act after a
Whether you are a flora lover or not, living in Northern America you would definitely notice how beautiful the streets get once the Ash tree leaves turn to yellow and purplish colour. They can be found in the streets and widely spread forests of the US and Canada. Lately, ash trees have been threatened to be the thing of the past. Threats come from a little bug, known as an Emerald Ash Borer. It is an Asian-born beetle that
The planets oldest beings beautify the world for us. Starting from the oldest sea creatures to the oldest trees around us, they are the living history books and prized possessions of many. We take a special care for them, sometimes even turning them into tourist attractions. People all around the world are traveling thousands of kilometers to see the valuable elders. Ontario is no exception when it comes to being the home of some of the worlds oldest trees
Steve Martin President- Arborist I have a profound interest in trees and their natural beauty. I grew up on
Should You Prune Flowering Trees in Spring?
Having a flowering tree in your yard is a lot like owning a pet. Just like animals, trees require not