Your trees, like all living things, need maintenance to thrive. In many cases, this maintenance can be as little as seasonal pruning or ensuring they have access to the soil-based nutrients they need to survive. Sometimes, though, it takes more than just a minor sprucing of your trees for your landscape to truly shine. On these occasions, tree shaping can be an effective tool for turning your yard from a mishmash of foliage into one that truly shines.
Sunny winter days inspire some people to brave the cold and enjoy outdoor sports. Once safely indoors again, many notice the way winter weather causes dry, cracked skin. Even though trees have special adaptations, they also experience negative effects of the cold weather and can suffer from frost cracks. Here is some information about these vertical openings formed in trees and whether they require tree removal Waterloo. What Are Frost Cracks? The word crack can refer to both an
April showers may bring May flowers, but they also bring torrential downpours and strong winds. If spring storms damage your trees, it is important to inspect them right away. A fallen or leaning tree is easy to spot, but potentially dangerous branches sometimes are hidden within the leafy canopy. Here are some tips to determine whether your trees pose a safety hazard and require tree trimming Cambridge professionals. Crown Don’t worry if a moderate number of small fallen branches
The temperatures outside may clearly indicate that we are still sitting in the middle of winter, but now that the calendar has turned over to a new year, many of us can’t help but think about the coming of spring. For a lot of homeowners, these thoughts turn to how to get the yard ready for warm weather and the days spent outside where you can actually enjoy the landscaping. As you daydream about green grass, trees, and
The emerald ash borer (EAB) is not native to North America. Originally from Asia, it was first discovered on our continent in 2002 near Detroit, MI. Now, it has overtaken trees in at least 35 states and five Canadian provinces, including Ontario. It is an invasive species with few natural predators on this side of the world, though woodpeckers do enjoy feasting on them. As such, they have caused a lot of damage to ash trees in our region
Have you ever wondered what type of tree is on your street or in your yard? Taking a close look at the leaves, needles, and trunk can help you identify the tree. A large portion of Canadian territory is covered with trees which are an essential resource to Canada’s economy and culture. In fact, more than 53% of the country’s total land area is covered by forests. Here’s what you need to know to recognize some of the most
You’ve made the tough decision to cut down the large tree in your yard. You know that you have to hire professionals to do that job safely, but now you want to know what to do about the stump that will remain once the tree itself is removed. You have a few options. You can leave the stump where it is or remove the entire stump, along with the roots. Another possibility is stump grinding. Each one has its
If your trees look like they are dying over winter, stay calm and wait before you call a professional tree service. More likely than not, your trees are doing exactly what they should be to make it through the coldest time of year. Curious about how trees endure extreme cold, snow, and ice? The key to tree survival in winter is what goes on beneath the surface. All About Adaptability Animals have adapted to the coldest months of the
The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an invasive beetle that likely arrived in the United States and Canada via wood shipping crates from north-eastern Asia. Though it was first discovered in Michigan, this destructive species has spread throughout the U.S., Ontario and Quebec, wreaking havoc on ash trees and the surrounding ecosystem. Since the ash tree is found in a variety of landscapes, from forests to residential yards, emerald ash borer damage is seen in both woodland and urban
When trees die or need removal for other reasons, there is no need to have an unsightly stump in your yard. Martin’s Tree Service operators use a state-of-the-art machine for stump grinding to peel away the remaining layers of the tree so you can reclaim your lawn space. Homeowners may decide to keep the leftover wood chippings because there are creative uses for this material. If you plan to use them in your garden, the first step is to
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What Is Tree Shaping And Should You Do It?
Your trees, like all living things, need maintenance to thrive. In many cases, this maintenance can be as little