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 […]
Winter can be a tough time for trees. Not only do they have to deal with the cold, but they can also suffer from various types of damage. In this post, we will discuss some of the most common types of tree damage that occur during winter. We will also provide tips on how to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Trees are incredible organisms, and the Brockley team gets to see what makes them so amazing up close every day. However, there are some species we’d prefer you to keep off your landscaping, though unless you’re in the Addams Family or a character in a Stephen King novel, no one would want these trees on […]
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?
Arborists are often called tree surgeons because their business bears a resemblance to how a doctor works on people. In the industry, however, the two labels would never be used interchangeably! Despite their title, tree surgeons do not have the same training or knowledge as certified arborists. The difference will show in the quality of […]
Fertilizing gives trees a nutrient boost, making them stronger and more prepared to withstand natural stressors like pests, diseases, and inclement weather. However, it can take some time for surface fertilization to affect the extensive root system. This is why deep root fertilization is so important, especially in the spring.