How to nurture your young trees to withstand the winter season

Although trees are reasonably self-supporting, a newly planted tree needs a bit of care and support to help it develop a strong root system. The cold winter months can be particularly hard on newly planted or young trees that still haven't established robust root systems. As such, they need further care during the cold months to avoid the possibility of becoming stressed because of lack of water, nutrient inadequacies or freezing. [Read More]

Questions To Ask Yourself When Contemplating Tree Removal

Trees are the most revered plants on any property. Thus, it is not surprising to find homeowners getting attached to older properties that have large, majestic trees on the property. However, trees can entail labour intensive maintenance. If you do not have the time or the means to engage in this maintenance, your trees can begin to decline. Conversely, a poorly maintained tree can also end up overrunning your property. Here are a few of the questions that you need to ask yourself to determine whether you are in need of tree removal services. [Read More]

Two reasons to have a tree cut down

Although trees can enhance a garden's aesthetic and even potentially increase a property's value, there are circumstances in which it may be necessary to have them cut down. Read on to find out more about the type of situations that necessitate tree removal. The tree is creating too much shade in the garden The shade that a large, mature tree provides can serve as a welcome respite from the heat of a summer's day. [Read More]

From Shade Giver to Footpath Provider – How to Turn Your Garden Tree into a Quaint Garden Path

If you are planning to have a tree in your garden removed or one of your treasured trees has suffered catastrophic damage due to a recent storm, you may be wondering what to do with its remains. You could keep it to use as firewood or pay to have it removed. However, if this was a tree that you were especially fond of, you may be exploring ways of somehow ensuring that it continues to serve your garden for many more years to come. [Read More]