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Monday, 4 April 2016

Arborists Clean up after Spring Storms

As the weather warms and plants begin blooming again, Edmonton tree removal and maintenance technicians are always busy. Late winter and early spring are the best times for maintenance to occur ahead of the summer growing season. The most common types of maintenance are: tree pruning, removal, and stump grinding. Each of these services offers a solution to a different problem, but all of these services can enhance landscaping and add value to a home.

Pruning is essential to keep elms, spruces, and pines healthy and growing in the proper way. By shaping their growth pattern, homeowners can keep branches from damaging houses and vehicles. Other benefits of trimming include fostering growth of new shoots and removing damaged and ugly branches. When pruning laurel-leaf willows, Gardening Know How recommends trimming while the plant is still dormant. The site also recommends trimming so that branches do not touch the ground and cause walking hazards. Pruning will give the landscape a more handsome appearance and thus raise the curb appeal and value of a home. The Arbor Day Foundation explains in detail the process of correct maintenance. This is not work for amateurs; it can be dangerous to attempt on your own both for you and for your oak, larch, or ash.


Spring storms bring high winds and heavy damage to Edmonton’s urban forest. Nothing detracts from the look of a home more than a dead or rotting elm. These eyesores put off potential buyers and also lower property appraisals.Weak trunks can also be dangerous if left neglected for too long, and storms may cause them to fall.It takes time to cut down and removedead elms, and it’s a job that should be left to Edmonton tree removal technicians. Calling the top tree removal company in Edmonton can spare your home and property thousands of dollars of damage and bring peace of mind during spring storms.At your request, they can leave you with the leftover firewood or simply dispose of it all.

Many homeowners have the foresight to remove unsightly or dead oaks and elms, but do not follow through by grinding up the stump. Owners often leave them in the ground, taking up valuable space and providing a further eyesore. Local arborists Chipps Tree Care specialize in removal and stump grinding. Stumps can become a breeding ground for pests, molds, and fungi. Stump grinding is a labour-intensive job that should be left to professionals. If done incorrectly the lawn and surrounding ground could be damaged and molds and fungi from the stump could spread. Chipps Tree Care donates the wood chips created by grinding to nurseries. It’s one of the more environmentally responsible ways to dispose of wood chips. Maintenance is an important part of home landscaping, but one that should be left up to professionals. Contact local arborists this spring to evaluate the landscaping on your property and find the solution that’s right for you.
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