Archives for January 2019
We all the love the trees in our garden. Unfortunately, every now and then one of them falls over or needs to be felled, leaving you with an unsightly stump on your lawn. Some people like to try and incorporate the stump into their garden landscaping in some way, perhaps as the base of a table or birdbath, but more often than not it is necessary to remove the stump entirely. The best ways to do this is to use
We all love the trees in our garden. They shade our houses in summer and provide homes for a myriad of small animals and birds. But trees can also pose a risk to your property. Most homeowners worry about trees falling on their houses during violent storms, or dead branches snapping off and being blown around in strong winds. But what about the threats you don’t see? Are you aware of the dangers that are lurking underground? Tree roots can
You don’t just plant a fruit tree in the ground and watch it grow. Fruit trees need care and attention if you want them to bear fruit, and regular pruning is essential to keep your fruit trees healthy and producing good crops year after year. When to Prune Before you decide how to prune your fruit trees, you need to know when to prune your fruit trees, and this depends on what you hope to achieve. Pruning is a
The emerald ash borer (EAB) is a nasty little invader that is currently laying waste to all ash trees in its path. Cities, towns and concerned citizens are all doing their best to fight back but the cost of stopping the emerald ash borer is high. Unfortunately, the emerald ash borer has few natural predators in Canada, and native ash trees have limited resistance to this pernicious pest. Studies show that EAB’s damage and kill trees within one
Steve Martin President- Arborist I have a profound interest in trees and their natural beauty. I grew up on
What is the Most Common Tree in Canada?
Have you ever wondered what type of tree is on your street or in your yard? Taking a close