Archives for February 2019
The emerald ash borer (EAB) has become a nightmare for the Canadian government, cities, and homeowners. These pesky little green beetles, native to northeast Asia and first detected in Canada in 2002, are destroying ash trees throughout the country, and there appears to be no end in sight. The invasion of the emerald ash borer In the last 15 years, the EAB has killed an estimated 15 million ash trees in Canada. Municipalities, along with agencies such as the Canadian
Spending time in your garden is great. Planting, mowing, and weeding can be therapeutic, and enjoying the fruits of your labour is highly rewarding. But remember, while there are many things that you can do in the garden yourself, there are some tasks that are not suitable DIY projects. Certain jobs are best left to the professionals. Stump grinding can be dangerous Stump grinding may look like a simple job on the surface but there are many hidden pitfalls. Just
Homeowners love their own trees, but strangely enough, they don’t always love their neighbour’s trees in the same way. Unfortunately, trees have no idea which side of the fence they are planted on, and nor do they have any concept of boundaries. They just keep growing and growing, albeit slowly, until someone puts a stop to them or cuts them back. But figuring out who is responsible for shared trees always seems to be a thorny issue amongst neighbours.
Steve Martin President- Arborist I have a profound interest in trees and their natural beauty. I grew up on
Pruning: One of the Worst Maintenance Practices
Pruning has been called “one of the best, worst maintenance practices” performed on trees. The practice of tree pruning