Category Archives: Tips

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 […]

How Much Are Your Trees Worth?

How much are your trees worth? Most likely more than you think. Homeowners invest a lot of time, care, and money into landscaping their property, expecting beauty and shade in return. But the unexpected “return” on that investment is that trees have monetary value as well. When you stop to consider that landscaping can be […]

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 […]