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
Winter is a season to sit indoors, sip a hot drink, and enjoy the view from your front window. It is also a time when many homeowners enjoy a break from the garden and lawn care. The lawn doesn’t need mowing, weeds aren’t growing out of control, and insects like the dreaded emerald ash borer have succumbed to the elements at last—or have they? Although populations of many pests are indeed set back by a hard freeze, the truth
Winters in Canada can be very harsh, and the unpredictable weather can cause a lot of unwanted debris, including dead trees, that may need to be removed before spring begins. Especially if your yard has a lot of old trees and foliage, you may notice that the cold weather is exacerbating an already damaged tree beyond repair and it needs to be removed. Dying trees can spread their unwanted and possibly diseased roots or branches to nearby undergrowth such as
A severe winter storm can cause power outages and impassable roads, keeping you stuck inside until conditions improve, but think of the havoc it wreaks on the world outside. Trees can be more vulnerable to storm damage than meets the eye; for example, the weight of ice and snow on upper branches may weaken the tree, even if it doesn’t cause it to fall. How do you know if your trees suffered damage from a winter storm? Here are a
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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