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Tree Maintenance

Though trees go dormant during the winter months, we work year round. Many trees should only be pruned while dormant in the Winter months. We also offer our ReLeaf Tree Fertilizer programs to help strengthen the root system and increase the overall hardiness of your trees & shrubs to help them thrive through the winter [...]

Filed Under: Tree Maintenance, Uncategorized

Sunscald Damage

Sunscald damage occurs in winter and early spring and affects the south west side of thin bark trees. Many trees start with a thin bark that becomes thicker and rougher with time as the tree ages. A few trees like Mayday, Cherry and Mountain ash do not get thicker bark with age and remain very [...]

Filed Under: Pests and Disease, Tree Maintenance

http://ift.tt/2nAV0Ds View this photo on Instagram >> http://ift.tt/2ogtXQP Some of the last Elms for pruning this season. #yyc #treework #arborist #atcpic #elmsforweeks 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 while working in the trees.

Filed Under: From the Field, Tree Maintenance, Tree Pruning

Does Money Grow on Trees?

“Mature trees clean air, lower stress, boost happiness, reduce flood risk – and even save municipal money. So why are they cut down when cities develop?” We finished reading this great article by the Guardian about the importance of trees in our cities. Often trees are viewed an afterthought especially when in the route of [...]

Filed Under: Construction and Trees, News, Tree Maintenance
Tree Pruning Calgary

We have written before about how Winter is often the best time to have your trees pruned.There are many reasons for this including: Each cut removes less energy from the tree in the Winter allowing the energy to be directed into the branches that remain, leading to extra growth. Reduced risk of insect or disease [...]

Filed Under: Tree Maintenance, Tree Pruning
Pruning of Mountain Ash by Tree Expert

http://ift.tt/2gQsGK1 View this photo on Instagram >> http://ift.tt/2gQrS7K A shot of Matt K taking some major deadwood out of an ailing Mountain Ash in the frigid cold. #yyc #treework #arborist #atcpic We love to take photos of things we see and experience while we work. Follow our blog to see these photos as they are [...]

Filed Under: From the Field, Tree Pruning

http://ift.tt/2g1SC5i View this photo on Instagram >> http://ift.tt/2fA1D77 One of the ATC climbers out on a long limbwalk in yesterday’s fabulous weather. #yyc #treework #arborist #poplar #atcpic 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 [...]

Filed Under: From the Field, Tree Pruning

http://ift.tt/2epe1CK View this photo on Instagram >> http://ift.tt/2ep6p34 An “after” shot from the first good size Elm we pruned this season. Still had some damage from the early snow in 2014. Nice way to finish a beautiful week. #yyc #treework #arborist #atcpic We love to take photos of things we see and experience while we [...]

Filed Under: From the Field, Tree Pruning

http://ift.tt/2eQacIP View this photo on Instagram >> http://ift.tt/2eQfR1F Was interesting getting the brush off 3rd floor of this downtown #yyc apartment. #treework #arborist #atcpic 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 while working in [...]

Filed Under: From the Field, Tree Pruning

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 [...]

Filed Under: News, Tree Damage And Breakage