Tree Planting Ottawa

TREE PLANTING SERVICES & CARE

We provide a crew to help you plant. Trees contribute to their environment by providing oxygen, improving air quality, climate amelioration, conserving water, preserving soil, and supporting wildlife. During the process of photosynthesis, trees take in carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we breathe. Tree planting can be a timely and difficult procedure. Our expert tree planting team in Ottawa can help you determine the right plan of action for your yard as well as what type of trees will be the most successful based on your space.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is it OK to plant trees in the spring?

Fall is a great time to plant because it establishes itself before winter. But spring is also a good time to plant. There are plenty of trees that can be planted in the spring.

What trees can be planted close to a house?

The best trees that can be planted near your house are willow trees, poplars, cottonwoods, aspens, silver maples, Norway maples, and American elm trees, & others. Smaller trees with shallow roots, also do not pose risk to your house.

Where should I plant a tree in my front yard?

Small trees may be planted closer than 15 feet, but large trees should be planted 20 feet or more away from the house. But always ask an expert to ensure the tree does not pose risk to your home.

Why should I plant native tree species?

Planting native tree species helps re-establish the original ecosystem of the region. By planting a native tree species, you can have a meaningful and positive impact on the local birds, animals, and insects which underpin the local ecosystem. Native species also benefit from lower levels of maintenance as they are adapted to the area where they are planted.

How can I make sure that the soil is good for tree-planting?

If you are planning on planting a tree in soil that is sandy or with large amounts of clay, you will want to make sure that you mix in lots of compost. This ensures that your trees will have the nutrients that they need in order to grow large and healthy. Make sure you dig in good amounts of compost around the tree, so as it grows it will continue to reach nutrients. If you are planting in a new subdivision, you will want to make sure there is enough topsoil. Often construction in these areas removes most of the topsoil and not much is replaced.

Additional Ottawa Tree Care Services

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SUPPORT SYSTEM (CABLING & BRACING)

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COMMERCIAL SERVICES

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ARBORIST REPORTS AND CONSULTING

trees fallen on property after storm damage

STORM DAMAGE CLEAN UP

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REGULAR MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS

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BRUSH CHIPPING