Why Winter Is a Good Time for Tree Work!

winter tree care

Now that the leaves have fallen and the snow is starting to cover the ground, many people are not thinking about their trees as much. We’d like you to know, however, that winter is a great time to work on trees. The months of April to December are usually the busiest months for the tree care industry but winter is … Read More

When is the Best Time to Prune a Tree?

Fall Pruning

There are many reasons why you should prune your trees. Whether you need to remove deadwood, prune for better structure, remove hazards, encourage new growth or to fix issues caused by storm damage, proper pruning methods should be used. The question about “when to prune a tree” really depends upon why you need to prune in the first place. Light … Read More

Winter Tree Work

Heavy ice on tree branches in Guelph

While April to December are usually our busiest months, we do work throughout the winter. Staying warm in the winter is actually much easier for us arborists than cooling down in the summer! Chainsaw pants provide nice insulation against the cold, however, it is not as comfortable as July.

The Importance of Crown Reductions

Woman touching mature tree that needs a crown reduction

Mature trees are a key part of our urban forest. They provide us with many benefits, including lower energy consumption, improvements in air quality, carbon sequestering, stormwater runoff reduction, as well as many social and economical benefits.