Increasing Fruit Production Apple Tree
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
Increasing Flower & Fruit Production in Apple Tree A big crop of apples or a beautiful Spring flowering on an apple tree is a sign of a happy, healthy tree. The first step is a good pruning: remove all dead, dying, or diseased branches. Next move onto branches such as “waterspouts” growing towards the interior of the tree. Maintaining these branches ... Read more
Tree removal: to remove or not?
Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Tree removal: to remove or not? With the September 2014 snowfall that damaged thousands of Calgary trees, we have been getting many questions about when (and how) to save a tree versus when it should be removed. This is a very difficult decision for many people. With Calgary’s harsh growing conditions it takes many years to grow a good-sized tree. ... Read more
Spruce Needle Drop
Sunday, January 18th, 2015
Spruce Tree Needle Drop Is your spruce tree losing needles everywhere? Don’t worry too much many causes of needle drop can be treated by your certified arborist. Spruce trees naturally shed needles – this is part of a healthy needle lifecycle of 5-7 years. In the forest, dropped needles act as a self preservation mechanism. The discarded needles acidify nearby ... Read more
September Snow in Calgary
Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
Devastating September Snow Heavy snowfall on leafed-out deciduous trees makes a big mess! We are here to help you with emergency trimming. To avoid downed branches, carefully shake your trees every few hours during an unseasonable snowfall. Call us for emergency trimming services at +1 (403) 462-9262 or contact us by contactform and we will call you. Read more
What is Happening to the Birch Trees in Calgary?
Saturday, September 6th, 2014
Probably Birch Leafminer or Bronze Birch Borer Is your Birch tree also infected? Many city lawns once had a majestic birch tree gracing it. Now, one by one, the white barked beauties are dyeing off: first, the leaves disappear from the top, then, usually within a few years, the entire tree is consumed. By that point, not much can be done but ... Read more