Archives for February 2020
Winter is almost over, and spring is on the way. This transitional period from one season to another can result in unpredictable and tumultuous weather patterns. When precipitation falls from a layer of cold air in the atmosphere through a warm layer and then down through another cold layer, it can result in freezing rain. The resulting ice accumulation can cause severe damage to trees on your property. Broken branches and tree limbs could fall and cause injury or
Spring is almost here, and nurseries will soon be filled with new plants. Gardeners get enthusiastic about planning for spring. If you are thinking of planting a tree, is spring the best time to do it? This is a simple question with a complicated answer. Experts in gardening and professional tree service have different opinions on the matter. Ultimately, the best time of year to plant a tree depends on the climate where you live, the type of tree
Are your trees and shrubs looking stunted, wilted and discolored? These unhealthy signs could all be caused by root rot. Learn how to spot the signs of rot, how to prevent it and why you may need professional tree removal services. At Martin’s Tree Service, we offer reliable tree removal Kitchener, ON, to help you deal with root rot and other issues. What Is Root Rot? Root rot, just like it sounds, causes the roots of your trees to
The emerald ash borer has been present in Ontario for approximately 20 years. It kills ash trees from the inside out by boring holes into their trunks and consuming the tissue inside. Due to the speed of its spawning and its rampant spread throughout North America, it has garnered a lot of attention. However, the emerald ash borer is only one pest that can affect trees' health in Ontario. There are a number of other insects, as well
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