How to know when a tree stump removal is necessary

Understanding the benefits of removing a tree stump To some, a tree stump can be an eyesore. To others, it can be a safety hazard. Whatever you think about the tree stump in your backyard you’re probably wondering why it’s still there. The rest of the tree including the trunk and branches are generally easy to remove. Depending on the size, health and species of the tree, it can be very difficult to remove the stump. Some homeowners choose to leave the tree stump in due to the difficulty of…

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5 warning signs you need a professional tree removal service

Call a Tree Care Specialist if you see any of these signs A tree can be a fantastic natural feature in your backyard. But without proper care, your tree can become unhealthy. When a tree’s health starts to deteriorate it can become a safety hazard. Branches can become weak and fall off. In extreme situations, a tree can completely fall over and cause damage to your property. To protect your home, it’s best to know when a tree is becoming a safety risk. That’s when tree removals are often recommended.…

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5 things to look for when choosing a tree removal service

Don’t book a local Tree Removal Service unless they have these credentials Growing trees is a lovely way to liven up your backyard. It can help clean the air around you and attract local wildlife. But without careful maintenance, your tree can become overgrown and start causing issues. Large roots can lift up pavers and concrete. Excess leaves can clog your gutters and weak branches can fall and cause damage to your house. You can try cutting down your tree but it takes a lot of tools and knowledge to…

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What Is a Tree Surgeon and Why You Should Hire One

What Is a Tree Surgeon and Why You Should Hire One?   Trees can live from anywhere between fifty to more than three thousand years. However, the death of a tree is inevitable. Some owe their deaths to infestations, others owe them to diseases, and others to climate change. Now while you may think of infestations and tree diseases in the context of a forest, know that your backyard trees are not immune to disease-induced death either. It is for this reason (among others), that timely visits from a tree surgeon…

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Tree Pollarding 101

Tree Pollarding 101 – everything you need to know about pollarding.   If you are looking for ways to keep your landscape and trees looking their best, several key methods can make a huge impact on how your outdoor space looks. A process called tree pollarding can help to create a lush, beautiful landscape that promotes healthy trees. Read on to learn more about pollarding trees and what the process entails.   Tree Pollarding Defined Most people likely have never heard of tree pollarding, but it is an important part…

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Western Hemlock Tree – Tsuga heterophylla

What the Western Hemlock Tree Looks Like The Western Hemlock tree is a graceful, dense and handsome evergreen belonging to the Pinaceae family. It has soft needles on its drooping branches. Since it is so dense, it casts a heavy shade and there is not much that can live beneath. Its shape is broadly conical and it has a narrow crown. When Western Hemlock trees are mature, they grow up to 45 metres in height. They grow taller when in their native habitat, however, and grow between 50 and 70…

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What is the best mulch to stop weeds?

Maintaining a garden is a labour of love. But sometimes the time and effort involved can be challenging to keep up. That’s why many homeowners today look for ways to make gardening easier. Low maintenance solutions like automatic sprinklers and composting systems are just the beginning. One of the most challenging tasks for maintaining a garden involves weed removal. Weeds can be difficult to find and remove. Even when you least expect it, there could be seeds from weeds spreading around your garden beds. These seeds could be laying dormant…

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When Do You Need Tree Service?

If you have ever had to hire a tree service company to work on your yard, you know that pruning is one of the most important tasks they can perform. After all, it is only when the tree service provider removes the dead and decaying material from your tree trunk that you will be able to see the beauty of your tree in full bloom again. With so much responsibility placed upon them, three service providers must be cautious with handling this task. As a homeowner, it is vital to…

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