How Types of Storms Affect Trees

How Types of Storms Affect Trees

When it rains, trees provide many benefits for the landscape and neighbourhood. Their leaves manage runoff and prevent erosion while their roots allow for good infiltration. Storms, in general, are advantageous for the environment, but when they turn violent, they can...
The Benefits of Urban Forestry

The Benefits of Urban Forestry

Many local communities have created landscaping mandates that require developers to add trees and brush to areas of new development. Although we understand that landscaping increases a neighbourhood’s aesthetic appeal, are there other benefits? Urban forestry is...
Common Maple Tree Disease

Common Maple Tree Disease

When you walk into a Canadian gift shop, you can expect to finds some of the following: red plaid shirts, little statues of beavers and bears, fake snow, mini hockey sticks, and key chains filled with red and white glitter. Perhaps one of the most prominent items in...
Signs Your Tree Needs Trimming

Signs Your Tree Needs Trimming

Trees play different roles throughout our lives. As children, we climb them and swing from their limbs. As adults, we strategically place them in our yards to add beauty and lushness to our lawn. One of the most beautiful accents to any yard (whether it is for the...
Signs Your Tree May Be Sick

Signs Your Tree May Be Sick

The ancient tree, twisted and knotted, with a perfect cozy home for a wise old owl, is an enduring image—and for good reason. The most prominent feature in any yard, your property’s tree can really feel like a part of not just the landscape, but of your home and...