In early January, the only tree on your mind may be a drying-out Christmas tree and how long you’ll hold out before taking it down. But the beginning of the year is the perfect time to think about your outdoor trees and how you’ll care… Read More »Your Tree Resolutions for 2022
Christmas trees have a distinctive shape — perfect for decorating with tree ornaments and lights, easy to turn into kindergarten craft projects. Unlike deciduous trees that lose their leaves in fall, the evergreens we use for holiday decorating — pines, spruces, firs and others —… Read More »How Christmas Trees Get Their Look
There’s nothing more festive than Christmas tree lights and holiday decorating on your trees, especially on evergreens like pines or spruces. However, well-meaning decorators can put their trees — or themselves — at risk when they don’t take proper precautions. Here’s how to make sure… Read More »Christmas Lights: Protect Your Trees During Holiday Decorating
If your pine or evergreen tree is losing needles, it may not be all bad news Trees with needles come in many varieties — there are over 100 species of trees that have needles. Inevitably, some of these trees will lose their needles from time… Read More »Why Is My Pine Tree Losing Needles?
Planning a home construction project? Don’t forget about construction tree protection in your plans. In Toronto and GTA communities, it’s a required part of the approval process for construction permits. Careless work around trees during construction can badly damage a tree. This can lead to… Read More »Tree Protection During Construction
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… Read More »Help! There Are Squirrels On My Roof!
Tree Trimming in Toronto to Improve Your Home’s Views People call for tree pruning for many reasons: the tree’s health, dangerous branches or nuisances, along with regular maintenance pruning, but one of the most common reasons is to improve or restore a view. We all… Read More »Tree Pruning for a View
Meet the invaders: Here are the most common invasive trees found in Toronto One of the first things we learn about trees as children is that trees are our friends: they benefit the environment and provide oxygen. But not all trees are created equal! Trees… Read More »Invasive Trees in Ontario Yards
Can you use a chainsaw safely at home? Many homeowners wonder: is it safe to operate a chainsaw yourself and prune your own trees? It’s a question for many thinking about how much tree trimming costs. You may want to save some money, or a… Read More »Chainsaw Safety: Do Arborists or Homeowners Have More Injuries?
Everything You Need to Know About Permits and Re-Greening Plans in Toronto Looking to remove a tree on your property in Toronto? We’ll take you through the information you need to know about Toronto tree removal permits and bylaws! The process for cutting down trees… Read More »Toronto Tree Removal: What You Need to Know