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What Is The Best Time to Prune Trees In Canada?

For those of you who don’t know by now, pruning is simply the proper and judicious removal of plant parts such as leaves, roots, stems or any other parts of a tree in order to maintain structure or and increase usefulness. Pruning can be done at any time but the results vary, here is what I am saying. In the event that a tree poses a hazard or danger to your person, your home or anything else, you should prune the tree. However, if the tree doesn’t pose an immediate threat to you or anyone else it is important to think about the side effects of your actions. For example will your actions result in the death of the tree?Continue reading

Tree Planting Advice for Homeowners

Under the right conditions and depending on the species, a tree can live for thousands if not millions of years. That means that picking a location where you would like to grow a tree is a very important step. According to experts, the location you pick should be able to host a fully grown tree. That rules outgrowing one in your closet like that marijuana plant you don’t own.Continue reading

Things You Need To Know About Tree Removal Services

You might not think too much about it, but that tree that you are currently sitting under or the one that’s outside your window can do a lot of damage to your home or someone else’s property. If a tree poses a threat to your home the obvious thing to do is to remove it. You can choose to do it yourself or you can choose to hire someone who knows exactly what he or she is doing to get the job done+. I am talking about tree removal services; ask yourself this, how much do you know about these services?Continue reading

How to Remove Tree Stumps and Roots Safely and Easily

Stand next to a tree with your legs wide open, hold the tree with both hands and pull until the roots come out. Sounds Easy, right? No, it’s not, what might happen is, your back might give out oh and you are not superman meaning this option will only work if the plant doesn’t have deep roots.Continue reading

How to Tell If Your Tree Surgeon is Qualified

Tree surgery is not done using tiny razor blades in controlled environments, it is done by brave men and women who have the courage to climb let’s say a 60-foot tree chainsaw in hand. Operating a chainsaw, machete or any other tree cutting tool is dangerous work. You could fall, lose a limb, suffer serious injury, or die.Continue reading

What Is The Difference Between Tree Pruning and Tree Trimming?

To most people trimming and pruning is the same thing and they are both right and wrong to think that, that’s because both techniques are employed by homeowners when taking care of their gardens. The difference between these two techniques is why they are done; gardeners or homeowners trim for the following reasons:

  • Manage fruit or flower production
  • Improve tree structure
  • Save a damaged tree after a disaster
  • Manage health
  • Reduce wind resistance
  • Reduce shade

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How Much Does Tree Removal Typically Cost?

On average, you might pay between $70 to $1,000 or more to have a tree removed in North America. But here is the thing, a standing tree will cost you much more to remove than a fallen true, for some, that’s enough motivation to get a machete and start hacking. but there are a number of things that you should consider, for example, what if that tree falls on your neighbor’s house, car or property? Or what if you injure yourself while doing the job?Continue reading

Getting Professional Landscape Services

In my opinion, referrals are the best way to find a professional landscape service provider, why? Let’s assume that you hire a gardener today and he or she does a great job, if someone asks you who did that job you will be more willing to share, right?Continue reading

DIY Tree Maintenance Tips

Ever been to a forest? Some people including the president of the USA haven’t, remember that “rake the forest” fiasco? I ask that because forests are made up of lots of trees. Inside one you will notice that trees don’t follow rules, they just grow. Your land or property is not a forest meaning it is up you to ensure that the trees on it are in the right location and they don’t pose a threat to you, your home or someone else’s. That’s where tree maintenance comes in.Continue reading

Benefits of hiring a tree removal service

You have your machete, ax or chainsaw. Now it’s time to cut down that ugly tree. Two things might happen. One, nothing might go wrong or two, “anything that can go wrong will go wrong”. By that I mean that tree might fall and kill you, it might damage your home or someone else’s or police might come for you for cutting down a tree without a permit. And that might earn you a $100,000 fine.Continue reading