Entries by chris

All About The Juvenile Stage Of A Tree

Planting a new tree is an excellent way to renew your property. More often than not, when you’re planting a new tree, it comes as a sapling. Saplings represent the juvenile stage of a tree, the second stage in their life cycle; at this point, the tree is not big enough to be considered a […]

What Happens To All That Wood After A Tree Removal?

You might see the Brockley Tree team cut down a dead or dying tree and wonder what happens next. We can confidently say that the life of wood doesn’t end when we or a municipal team removes a tree! While it’s always a shame when a tree has to come down, Londoners make the most […]

What Is Illegal Tree Cutting, And Why Does It Happen?

Forest conservation by-laws have been on the books in our province for over 50 years. Most municipalities pass these laws to prevent the destruction of mature trees that are important to the health of the environment, leading many to call the by-laws “tree cutting laws.”

How Does Tree Topping Hurt Trees?

When a tree gets too tall, a homeowner’s first instinct may be to have a local tree service lop a bit off the top. Most people refer to it as tree topping, though the job goes by a few names: heading, tipping, hat-racking, rounding over, etc.

What Is Forest Gardening?

Forests are resilient ecosystems, and this makes them ideal areas in which to cultivate and harvest food. An age-old tactic is forest gardening, in which the planter works in or even recreates the ecosystem of forested areas to grow an abundance of food, working with nature rather than clearing out the trees. 

How Do You Determine The Quality Of Firewood?

While the Brockley Tree Service team will do everything in our power to save your trees, some will simply live out their lives and, eventually, get turned into fuel. You can turn dead trees on your property into firewood, and many businesses across London sell it. But how can you tell what “good” firewood is […]