There are a lot of things to think about when it comes to taking care of trees – water, sunlight, and soil quality being some of the most important. If you want your trees to thrive, you need to make sure that their environment is at its best for growth. In this post, we will discuss ways that you can improve soil quality for your trees. Follow these tips and you will see a big difference in the health and vitality of your trees and shrubs on your property!
When a major storm hits, the cleanup can be overwhelming. Trees that have been toppled by the wind or damaged by lightning can create hazardous conditions and need to be taken care of as soon as possible. Fortunately, there are companies like Brockley Tree Service that offer professional tree removal that can help get your property back to normal quickly. Here’s what you need to know about how tree removal can help after a storm.
Pruning your trees, shrubs, and hedges is an important part of landscape maintenance. It helps keep them looking their best and also promotes healthy growth. But when is the best time to prune them? Let’s discuss the different times of year that you should prune your trees, shrubs, and hedges. We will also provide you with a few tips on how to properly prune them!
The best time to prune your trees, shrubs, and hedges depends on the type of plant. For most deciduous plants, the best time to prune is in late winter or early spring before new growth begins. This allows you to shape the plant how you want it and also removes any dead or damaged branches. If you prune too early in the season, you may damage new growth. For evergreen plants, the best time to prune is in late spring or early summer. This allows the plant to recover from any pruning before winter sets in. Read more
Do you know how to start a fire with wet wood? It can be tricky, but it’s not exactly impossible. Sometimes after it rains or when we don’t have access to dry firewood, we need to attempt using logs that are wet. Read more to learn about the best ways to do it. We will also provide some tips on how to prevent your wood from getting wet in the first place. Read more
If you’re like most people, you probably think of diseases as something that affects humans and other animals. However, plants can also get sick – and trees are no exception. In this blog post, we will discuss some common signs that your tree may have a disease. Keep an eye out for these symptoms, so you can get treatment for your tree before the problem gets worse!
There is something beautiful about Christmas pine trees, especially when you see one standing next to a dreary, naked maple tree. What do pines do in winter that maples aren’t doing? Why is it that some types of trees seem to die in winter, while others stay full and fragrant? Keep reading to find out what happens to Canada’s trees in the wintertime.
Shrubs are a landscaping favourite: they provide a visual composition for your outdoor setting and offer beautiful colours even in the wintertime. They also protect your garden from the wind – and maybe even from snooping eyes.
However, shrubs are very susceptible to damage from the winter weather. You might not notice any problems until the following spring when shrubs are either in recovery mode or dying! Though harsh winter weather and voracious animal appetites can wreak havoc on your shrubbery, here’s how you can help them avoid all the dead branches, frostbite, and chewed bark that often come with winter.
The explosion of colours that greet us in fall is one of the reasons why it’s a favourite season for many people. But why do leaves turn colour in fall? To fully tell the tale of why the leaves on trees change from green to yellow, orange, red, and (sometimes) purple, we have to explain why leaves start as green! Read more
Trees and shrubs can be easy to care for, but you still need to give them attention to make sure they grow and thrive. Proper care includes watering, and many property owners aren’t giving their trees and shrubs the right amount of water at the right times.
In those first few weeks, watering the proper amount is essential – both over and under watering can be fatal to a new planting. How much water should your trees and shrubs get?