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Tree Cabling
March 14, 2023

When to Consider Tree Cabling

When a tree is about to keel over due to a weakness or damage that compromised its structural integrity, tree cabling can provide sufficient support to prevent tree failure.  Hence, the team at Croft Tree Experts would like you to know when to consider tree cabling.   What is Tree Cabling?   Tree cabling is […]

Chainsaw Safety
February 1, 2023

5 Tips to Improve Chainsaw Safety

Chainsaw safety is a critically important issue to consider when you intend to use one. The hazards it poses to your life and well-being are very significant and cannot be ignored. Hence the team at Croft Tree Experts would like you to know 5 tips to improve chainsaw safety.   1. Avoid Injuries With The […]

Tree Fertilization
January 10, 2023

Croft Tree Experts: Tree Fertilization Resource Page

Tree fertilization is a crucial part of arboreal maintenance. It allows trees to grow fully and healthily, facilitating their appearance and longevity. It also serves to correct and prevent developmental problems that can stunt growth and lead to defects in leaf production, flowering, and fruit development.  There are different types of fertilizers and fertilization methods […]

Tree Cutting Techniques
January 6, 2023

Tree Cutting Techniques – The Dos & Donts

When the need arises to remove a tree from your property, you should engage tree cutting techniques with determination and precision. There are many crucial things you need to do and avoid doing to ensure you are safe during the process. Carelessness on your part can lead to significant injury to your person and massive […]

croft tree worker smiles to camera
December 6, 2022

Tree Identification – What Type of Tree Do I Have?

Trees can be a critical component of your landscape. The impact they can have on the environment and their ability to enhance the visual appeal of your property is significant. However, not all trees can fulfill these requirements. Knowing which ones you have on your property and their possible impact is crucial. Hence, the team […]

Parents And Kids Planting A Shade Tree Into Their Backyard During The Summer
November 3, 2022

The Best Shade Trees For Your Property

Large shade trees can be a beautiful addition to your backyard or landscaping plans, but they can also be energy-saving while keeping your backyard space cool during the hot summer months. Planting a shade tree can allow you and your family to enjoy the outdoor space of your home while reducing your energy bill. Talk […]

Replanting Tree
October 17, 2022

Can You Plant a Tree Where One Has Been Removed?

Will the roots of the old tree kill the new tree? What if the tree was diseased? Is the soil completely depleted? There are a number of problems you can run into when replacing a tree. Let’s go through each potential pitfall and make sure you’re planting a tree in the best place possible.

trees in the backyard of a home in Ottawa
September 12, 2022

Best Types of Backyard Trees

Backyard trees do more than just look pretty. Trees mean more shelter and food for birds, privacy from neighbours, and maybe even some seasonal fruit you and your family can enjoy.

Protect your trees
August 12, 2022

How to Protect Your Trees From the Summer Heat

If you’ve noticed Ottawa’s intense heat and humidity this summer, so have your trees. It’s important to protect your trees in summer as you would in winter because of heat-related issues such as heat stress. Heat stress will affect your trees in many ways – it makes them wilt, it stunts healing, and they are […]

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