The right tree in the right spot. Trees make our world more beautiful and provide certain benefits: shade, privacy, a healthier planet, and increased property value.
A tree’s biological needs, its shape, its size at maturity and its function in your landscape help determine the best tree to plant in a particular location.
Spring and autumn are the best season for tree planting.
The trees we plant are guaranteed for one year. Second year fertilization as well as formative pruning are included.
In general, insects and diseases attack weakened or stressed trees. Drought, poor size, insufficient sunlight, poor root development and poor soil conditions are factors that can influence the health of your trees. For the last two points, it is possible to intervene by ensuring that the tree receives all the nutrients necessary for proper development.
Whether through soil amendment or the use of injectable fertilizers, our arborist will advise you and establish an appropriate treatment plan that will improve the health of your trees.
The purpose of the guying is to solidify and reinforce parts of a tree that may break due to structural or other deficiencies. Whether using flexible cables and/or metal rods, the guy is used to preserve the branches essential to the aesthetics of the tree. A tree fork or split can also be solidified with a rigid guy. If you are worried about your tree, ask our arborist to explore the different options.
Dormant oil is a preventive treatment for trees and shrubs. Effective against a wide variety of insects, it must be applied in early spring before leaf budding.
The oil coats insect eggs that may be present in bark cracks, and thus prevents their development.
Completely organic and safe for humans as well as the environment, this treatment is especially effective for fruit trees, particularly if there were insect problems the previous year.
In Quebec, there are many insects and diseases that can attack trees. Generally, the best way to protect your trees is to make sure they are strong and healthy; insects and diseases attack the weakest.
Some insects affect the tree superficially and aesthetically, while others can cause serious damage and possibly death of the tree.
Disease-causing fungi will also cause aesthetic damage to the tree and, in some cases, fatal damage. If you suspect any problem with your trees, call our arborist for a consultation.