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Is a Tree Dead if There Are No Leaves on the Top Branches

Is a Tree Dead if There Are No Leaves on the Top Branches

Based on Species, There Can Be Various Reasons Why a Tree is Not Leafing Out Many people anxiously await the arrival of spring for various reasons; to resume outdoor recreational activities such as softball and cycling, more daylight hours per day, no need for snow tires, and much, much more. Another highly-anticipated facet to this change […]

Reasons to Have a Tree Removed

Reasons to Have a Tree Removed

Reasons for Dead Tree Removal and Factors Affecting the Cost of these Services Any property sporting one or more mature/established trees can enjoy many benefits all throughout the calendar year. From the beauty of new buds reappearing in the spring to the provision of cool shade in the summer to energy savings and windbreak effects during […]

The Subtle Yet Important Differences Between Pruning and Trimming

The Subtle Yet Important Differences Between Pruning and Trimming

Understanding the Time and Place for Tree Pruning versus Tree Trimming In everyday conversations, there are many pairs of words that are used interchangeably even though each word has a slightly different meaning; in fact, this occurs so often that the parties immersed in those conversations understand what the speaker ‘meant’ to say regardless of […]

The Best Types of Trees to Plant in Southern Ontario

The Best Types of Trees to Plant in Southern Ontario

Trees to Plant That Can Best Survive and Thrive in Southern Ontario’s Climate With the arrival of summer in South Ontario, the residents of Toronto and surrounding areas can now appreciate the beauty of trees that are in full leaf throughout their various communities; and with the amount of rainfall experienced across the province during […]

When is the Right Time to Prune Trees, Shrubs, and Plants

When is the Right Time to Prune Trees, Shrubs, and Plants

Timing of Tree, Shrub, and Plant Pruning Should Be Given Careful Consideration Many home gardeners may consider tree, shrub, and plant pruning as a necessity among all their outdoor maintenance activities about their Toronto homes and properties; if they are going to fertilize the lawn and clean the flower beds in preparation for the growing season, […]

Tree and Plant Care Over the Coming Summer Months

Tree and Plant Care Over the Coming Summer Months

Tree and Plant Care to Maintain Health and Vitality over the Summer in Toronto With the summer weather about to arrive in Toronto, many residents are likely planning the various ways that they will enjoy its warmth and sunshine; such outdoor interests or pursuits as camping/fishing trips, weekends at the cottage, or time spent in-and-around […]

Why Spring Might Be the Best Time for Tree Planting in Toronto

Why Spring Might Be the Best Time for Tree Planting in Toronto

Spring Tree Planting Can Offer the Best Odds for Success in Toronto’s Climate While some property owners might grumble about the amount of raking they have to do when the trees begin to drop their leaves in the fall, there should be very little complaint relative to the benefits that trees can provide to property […]

The Differences Between Certified Arborists and Tree Trimmers

The Differences Between Certified Arborists and Tree Trimmers

Consider an ISA Certified Toronto Arborist When Tree Care Services are Needed Sometimes, people will use certain terms interchangeably because they are truly under the impression that the words or phrases have identical meaning; one common example is a reference to visiting an eye doctor when they want/need to have their vision tested. The correct […]

Nectria Canker

Nectria Canker

(Nectria Galligena) Almost all trees are susceptible to cankers, a disease of the bark or wood of a tree, caused by the Nectria fungus. It is most common in regions with a cool, humid climate. Where is occurs at relatively high elevations, it is most common on exposed slopes with shallow or infertile soils. At […]