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11 04, 2012

New Tree Selection and Planting

By |April 11th, 2012|Good to Know|0 Comments

"Tree selection is one of the most important investment decisions a home owner makes when landscaping a new home or replacing a tree lost to damage or disease. Considering that most trees have the potential to outlive the people who plant them, the impact of this decision is one that can influence a lifetime. Match [...]

12 03, 2012

THE WORST THREAT TO OUR URBAN TREES IS OUR URBAN SOILS

By |March 12th, 2012|Good to Know|0 Comments

Forest soils contain a biodiversity of living organisms which the trees need.  All of the natural, organic nutrients required for a trees health and growth can be found in the layer of composting mulch on the forest floor.  This mulch layer is replenished annually by leaf drop and branch/tree failure and decomposition.  The soil in [...]

6 03, 2012

Milton Loses a Heritage Tree

By |March 6th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Milton is mourning the loss of one of it's Heritage trees which was a landmark for the Harrop House Restaurant and Art Gallery on Steeles Ave. The strong winds of Friday night, March 2, proved to be too much for this old Norway Maple. This Tree was one of the oldest trees in Milton and [...]

27 02, 2012

The Golden Spruce – Book Review

By |February 27th, 2012|Good to Know|0 Comments

The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed John Vaillant Winner of the Governor General’s literary award and a National Best Seller; it’s a true story about Canada’s west coast logging history. It’s a well-rounded true story mixing: historical fact, logging camps, and old black and white photographs; with coastal to inland [...]

22 02, 2012

Talking Trees?

By |February 22nd, 2012|Good to Know|0 Comments

Are trees just big living wooden things that we have to worry about? Is there more to them than just trunks, branches, leaves, and roots? Is it so farfetched to suggest that trees communicate to each other? Trees do communicate with each other in ways that we cannot see and only have just recently discovered. [...]