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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
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 [...]

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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

Usually at this time of year we are rushing to finish up our Elm pruning for our clients. This is due to the pruning ban that is put in place annually to protect our Elms. Calgary is one of the few places in North America that remains Dutch Elm Disease free. The ban goes into [...]

Filed Under: Pests and Disease, Tree Maintenance, Tree Pruning, Uncategorized

When Should I Prune My Tree?

At this time of year we get a fair number of calls to our office from people who wonder “is it to late to prune my trees?”. When discussing the timing of pruning, it is important to consider both the age of the plant as well as the season of pruning. Age of the plant [...]

Filed Under: Gardening, Tree Maintenance, Tree Pruning

Alberta Elm Pruning Ban Starts April 1st in Alberta. Right here and now in Calgary there is a behind the scenes battle going on with a tree disease that has preyed on our Elm stands in North America for many years. Luckily we have remained free of Dutch Elm Disease, due in no small part [...]

Filed Under: News, Tree Maintenance, Tree Pruning

Working in the garden is the last thing most people are thinking about at this time of year, but some people will use this time to have some tree and shrub issues corrected. You see, fall and winter are great times to prune. In the dormant season, insect and disease problems are much less likely [...]

Filed Under: News, Tree Maintenance, Tree Pruning