Regular tree care and routine maintenance helps keep your trees and hedges an appropriate size and shape for the space they grow in. Examination by an ISA certified arborist can also help identify health issues or insect infestations early on when they can still be treated.
Please read below for an overview of some of the the tree and hedge health services we offer.
Routine health inspections can help to identify any damage, decay, health or infestation issues with a tree before they cause dangerous conditions or death. Early intervention can help prevent the need for a removal in many cases.
Improper or incomplete pruning can end up causing more problems than it solves. Call us, and our trained ISA arborists will ensure the tree is left in good health, good stability and aesthetically pleasing. Some examples of how pruning can be a helpful tool are:
Some trees just grow into unique shapes which require unique solutions. Discrete cables can be installed to give large or poorly placed branches some extra support and to prevent them from breaking off under their own weight. Braces can be installed to help prevent leaning trees from tipping over in strong winds or under the weight of snow.
These options are very useful when trying to avoid removing trees with unique architectural structure and imeasurable heritage value. When done properly the inconspicuous cables blend in nicely and the tree can continue to bring enjoyment for years to come.
Well maintained hedges look great, can provide much needed privacy to your yard, and can even increase the resale value of your house. Poorly kept hedges can do the exact opposite. If you've let your hedge get a bit out of hand, or dead spots have formed, let us help you fix it.
A few benefits of regular hedge pruning by an ISA trained professional are:
This is a technique that involves shortening the length of healthy branches back to a healthy leaf set, to reduce the amount of green foliage weight pulling it down. When done properly, its hard to tell that branches were pruned at all.
Benefits of proper end weight reduction are:
Lots of people don't realize how important annual pruning is for the health of their prized fruit trees. Many types of fruit trees will have lower yields, or even become bi-annual fruit trees only setting a crop every 2 years if left to grow unpruned. Some of the things our skilled fruit tree pruning achieves is:
We want to build relationships with our customers for years to come. That's why we don't charge for assessments or quotes. Let us come and evaluate the health of your trees, and let you know what we think. You can give us a call if and when you decide to use any of our recommendations, with no pressure or hassle.
Remember that although some problems are obvious, others can only be identified by an ISA Certified Arborist. Please don't hesitate to give us a call if you want the facts about the trees in your yard.