News & Resources

September Snow and Damage to Trees

Almost three weeks have passed since a rare early snow storm swept through southern Alberta. Large amounts of wet, heavy snow fell and accumulated quickly on our trees full of foliage causing branches to bend, sag and snap under the weight. Trees that had been regularly pruned properly were less likely to suffer some of [...]

Photos From the Field

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Photos From the Field

View this photo on Instagram >> http://ift.tt/1rn7ObH We love to take photos of things we see and experience while we work. Follow our blog to see these photos as they are taken by our arborists.

Spruce Tree Felling

We don't often have space to fell a tree of this size but this week we had a chance. There was a clear line to bring the tree down in and it was done safely using a felling notch and wedges. Bringing a large tree down to the ground to be dismantled is much quicker [...]

Cool nights = Less Watering

It is getting much cooler at night, time to slow down the watering of trees and shrubs, this will allow them a chance to "harden off" before the cold Winter ahead... Watering too late into the season can cause your trees and shrubs to stay active when they should be starting to shut down for [...]

Watering Trees in Calgary

We just added an article about watering trees in Calgary, written by ISA Certified Arborist Matthew Davis. Check out the link below. [jbutton a_css="text-decoration: none;" link="http://adairtreecare.com/resources/insects-diseases/watering-landscape-trees-in-calgary" color="gray" ]Watering Trees Article[/jbutton]

Highlights from April 2012

We have been hard at work this Spring season. It has been getting late for pruning many trees before they leaf out so we been doing more tree removals lately. We put together this slideshow.

Wind Damaged Trees in Calgary

Many, many broken trees in Calgary today due to the wind. Wanted to post some of the images we got today - Pretty unreal. Click on any of the images for the large file. We will post more when we have time.

City of Calgary – Urban Forestry Tree Survey

The City of Calgary has released a survey to be completed by members of the public asking questions about maintaining and growing our city's urban forest. It asks some great questions, first testing the respondent's knowledge and opinion of the current state of our trees. It then moves on to questions regarding the care and [...]

Watering Trees in the Fall in Calgary

At this time of year, when the leaves are changing colors it is important to properly water trees and shrubs to help prevent damage in the winter. In early fall (mid September) you should stop watering trees.The trees will still be actively growing in September and added moisture will slow the onset of dormancy which [...]