Category Archives: Tips

iTree: How Much are my Trees Worth?

iTree: How Much are my Trees Worth? The benefits of individual trees are numerous. Trees are carbon sequester-ers; they  remove carbon monoxide, ozone, nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and fine particulate matter from the air. Additionally, trees can aid in electricity and/or fuel savings in your home.  While we do not often think of residential trees […]

Tree Support Systems: Cabling in Action

With so much snow in the winter of 2016-17, the damage to trees throughout the city is evident. Mature trees in particular are at risk of sustaining broken limbs or toppling over. During a recent bout of snow, we received a request to save a fallen Vine maple, an indigenous tree of both sentimental and aesthetic […]

Tree Planting Tips

Prepare the tree For bare root trees, neatly cut away any broken or damaged roots. Soak the roots for a few hours prior to planting to allow them to absorb water. Container-grown trees should have the plastic or metal containers removed completely. Carefully cut through the circling roots. Remove the top half of pressed peat/paper […]