We Offer The Following Tree Care Services For Lethbridge
- Diagnosis (tree work is like detective work. Sometimes trees have diseases/insects that attack them, but other times trees dieback from other reasons such as drought, roots being saturated with water, damage from roots being severed in construction or being covered over, etc.
- Pest Management – identifying and managing the pest. Sometimes we can spray with chemicals, other times we can use more environmentally friendly insecticides. We may decide to manage the pest by mechanical applications, or if the beneficial insects are doing their job we will make a diagnosis and let them run their course.
- Disease Identification/Control
- Deep Root Fertilization
- Tree Removal
- Storm Damage Pruning
- Bark Tracing
- Stump Removal
- Root Pruning
- Tree Protection Zone Construction
Why prune my trees/shrubs?
- Trees benefit from pruning by removing dead or diseased branches that drain on the tree’s energy and don’t allow it to properly compartmentalize or heal.
- Removal of criss-crossing, rubbing, hazardous or duplicated (growing right on top of each other) branches allow better airflow through the tree canopy, reducing the possibility of fungal or insect activity. (Fungal growth: brown, rust colored – then look with glasses at the fruiting bodies to see what type)
- Promotes new growth to improve overall structure and natural form of the tree.
- Properly pruned and maintained trees create less hazards in our landscape that might cause personal and property damage.
- Trees that are properly pruned and maintained are aesthetically appealing and improve property value, as well as their value to the landscape.
- Poorly pruned trees cause stress to the tree and introduce pests to the tree and may create a hazard to person/property.
- Shrubs that are aged or have unruly growth benefit from a rejuvenating pruning. It spurs new growth and makes for a happier, healthier shrub.
- Certain tree species require pruning at specific times of the year and it is important for the tree’s health that these requirements are met.
Eg. Elms are regulated by the gov Nov 1 – April 1. Lindos: after flowering or in dormant season (winter)