Trees are a crucial part of our ecosystem. They provide shade, clean the air, and are home to numerous species of wildlife. However, not all trees are created equal when it comes to their water requirements. Some trees need more water than others to survive and thrive. In this post, we’ll explore which trees require […]
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 […]
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 […]
Londoners plant trees on their property for many reasons, but one of the biggest reasons is how they look in spring. You can find many different colours across London in the Forest City’s variety of flowering trees! In our part of the country, spring technically begins in late March, but blossoms can come out through […]
The arrival of spring brings new sprouts, not just on your tree but around it, too. One non-plant sprout is the mushroom, and these fun guys tend to grow around large foliage. For foragers, tree bases are ideal spots for finding tasty morsels like morels, but if you spot mushrooms around your trees, don’t take […]
A tree about to fall poses a hazard to life and property, but how can you tell when one on your property is close to taking a tumble? Here are three signs you can look for – if you notice them, call an arborist!
Firewood left to season for longer than needed might lose more moisture than is necessary. While that sounds okay – or at least not problematic – some moisture content in the wood is important for controlling a fire and enjoying its heat. Here’s what very dry firewood can do to your fireplace or wood-burning stove […]
Trees have evolved to be hardy plants that can thrive for hundreds of years, but they are still vulnerable to the forces of nature. Strong winds and the accumulation of snow and ice can damage large limbs, but over time they can take the entire tree down. On top of the physical damage to or […]
Fruit trees are susceptible to a different set of problems than other trees. For instance, a certain fungal infection called “black knot disease” will attack plum, cherry, apricot, and peach trees. What is this problem, and how does it hurt fruit trees?
One of the best parts of spring is the blooming of trees, and these renewed colours are the perfect antidote for the winter blues. In Ontario, spring-blooming species begin “waking up” anywhere from mid-March through to about mid-June. Which species can you expect to see bloom first this spring?