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Tree Safety

Norway Maple Problems in Toronto

Norway Maple problems have become a significant concern for homeowners in Toronto. These beautiful shade trees may appear to be a desirable addition to your landscape but come with their fair share of issues.

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Dead Trees and Branches

Should You Cut Off Dead Branches From a Tree?

Should you cut dead branches from a tree? Homeowners in Toronto often ponder if they should prune or take out any dead tree limbs to keep their trees healthy and beautiful. In this comprehensive blog post, we will delve into the importance of removing deadwood and the basics of when, why and how. With this

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Neighbour Trees

What to Do If… My Neighbour’s Tree Fell on My House

Experiencing a neighbour’s tree falling onto your house can be an incredibly nerve-wracking and daunting situation. In addition to dealing with the immediate aftermath of the incident, you’ll also have to consider potential legal and insurance implications.  In this comprehensive blog post, we will delve into various aspects related to having a neighbour’s tree fall

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Help! There Are Squirrels On My Roof!

Can an Arborist Keep Squirrels Off My Roof? Whether your preferred squirrels are black, grey, red, or none at all, no homeowner wants squirrels on their roof. Torontonians and squirrels have learned to (mostly) coexist, but squirrels on houses can still be a major irrititant for homeowners. If the sound of squirrels on the roof

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Tree Pruning

Ice Storm Tree Damage

With wild winter weather, you may worry if your trees will bear the brunt of ice storm tree damage. How likely is it that your trees may become damaged in a winter storm? If your tree has already been damaged, what do you do now?

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Plant Healthcare

What’s the Difference Between an Arborist and a Landscaper?

Arborist vs Landscaper: Are Arborists Landscapers? As a homeowner, you may wonder what the difference is between a landscaper and an arborist. Do they do the same thing? Can you call one person to manage all of your outdoor plant-related work? Though there is crossover, arborists are your tree doctors: the people to look to

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Planting Trees

Common Tree Myths for Condos in Toronto

With an ever-increasing number of Toronto residents living in condos, tree care for condos is a growing sector. Everyone from developers to residents to board members can have questions about what to do with condo trees. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest myths surrounding condo trees in the city. Trees Only Benefit

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Tree Safety

Is My Tree Dangerous? Part 1

Is my tree dangerous? When should a dangerous tree should be removed or pruned? How can you tell if a tree is a hazard? Many of the scenarios where people think a tree is dangerous aren’t actually a risk. On the other hand, some of the instances where trees do pose a hazard are hard

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Tree Pruning

Should You Remove or Restore a Tree After Storm Damage?

The latest summer storm hit your property hard, and now you’re facing a tree with major storm damage. What happens next? When there’s serious storm damage, it’s hard to know whether the tree needs to be removed or if it can be restored. There are a few factors arborists consider. We’ll take you through some

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