Pruning has been called “one of the best, worst maintenance practices” performed on trees. The practice of tree pruning creates wounds that can significantly impact the trees if not handled by a professional. Improper cutting of a tree can cause severe damage or even the death of a tree, so it is important to understand the proper techniques and how a tree responds to pruning. However, when done correctly, tree pruning can be one of the best things you
If you are thinking of planting a tree in your yard, consider choosing one native to your local area. Many people don’t realize the importance of planting native trees in their neighbourhoods, but they can do a lot of good for the environment. All the trees around your home got their start somewhere, and chances are most of them originated in your home province. There are specific reasons why you should consider adding to these native trees next time you
Spring is a wonderful time of year for fruit trees. They are beginning to bud and will set fruit that will develop later in the year. What you may not realize is how important spring care, such as tree pruning, is for their health. Here are five important things you'll need to ensure a healthy and bountiful harvest in the summer and fall. 1. Test the Soil for Nutrients Fruit trees have specific nutritional requirements that must be met for
Sprucing up your home’s curb appeal is an excellent way to add beauty and value to your home. If your house is on the market, it’s crucial to ensure that your home makes a great first impression on potential buyers. Even if you have no plans to sell, keeping your exterior spaces clean and properly maintained can save you money by preventing costly repairs and maximizing the life of your home’s exterior. Often, a good cleaning, some tree pruning,
Trees provide excellent shade and a wonderful centrepiece to your landscaping. A mature tree requires little maintenance and can thrive easily around your property in Cambridge. There are, however, several ways you could harm a tree, particularly when it’s still young. Find out five ways you may be harming your trees and how Martin’s Tree Service can provide professional tree trimming in Cambridge. 1. Over-Mulching Your Trees Mulch is a great way to protect against competing weeds and other
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.
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
You have probably heard of the importance of tree pruning to maintain a tree's health and beauty. However, that does not mean that you can go after your tree with the clippers whenever the mood strikes you. Pruning is beneficial to trees when carried out correctly, but if you don't know what you are doing, it is potentially deadly. Therefore, it is essential that you prune your tree at the right time of the year. When Is the Right
Spring is known for the colourful pastels of newly flowering trees and plants, but autumn paints the world in a splash of warm colours from an artist’s palette. The world’s deciduous trees put on a brilliant show, one for which leaf-peepers make pilgrimages hundreds of miles to see. This year’s brutal summer temperatures in large areas of the country have many of us anxious for the arrival of cool breezes that signal a welcome change in the air.
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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