Soil Conditioning and Fertilization

Avoid costly tree replacement with adequate soil and fertilization on your commercial property.

Replacing trees and shrubs can be quite costly. Especially if you have to buy new ones more than once!  This issue is of even greater for commercial properties with large numbers of trees and shrubs. A targeted soil conditioning and fertilization strategy can be especially valuable to nurture young trees to maturity.

The health and quality of soil can vary from place to place. And different trees benefit from specific types of soil.  Not only do the nutrients in the soil need to be correct, but the soil itself also needs to be dense enough to hold water for trees to use. The soil will be the habitat for many organisms that will help your trees to flourish and grow.

Soil Conditioning and fertilization is a preventative and proactive approach to caring for your trees. Our ISA Certified Arborists have the experience and knowledge to identify and analyze your soil's health as it impacts your trees' health.

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Expert soil analysis and care for thriving growth

We analyze the properties of your soil to accurately identify any nutrient deficiencies or chemical imbalances impeding your tree's growth. Our ISA Certified Arborists have the experience and knowledge to test your soil's properties and health accurately. They'll know the right sampling location and depth, ensure the ground is clean, and will be able to analyze the test results and provide a detailed report with solutions.

Some of the solutions may include the following services:


Fertilizing will help to give your tree a fighting chance to flourish by encouraging new growth and a strong root system to ward off pests and diseases. We use both synthetic and organic fertilization, depending on the test results.

Deep root fertilizing

These applications are a specialized type of fertilizer application that uses high-pressure professional equipment to inject a blend of nutrients and organic matter into the soil around your trees' roots.

Deep root compost tea fertilization

This type of application is a high-quality and proprietary blend of compost and other natural ingredients that promote sustainable soil changes and continued tree health. Watch our video to learn more about compost tea.

Deep root humate fertilization

Humates are high quality organic matter. Applications encourage root growth and improve soil structure and nutrient availability.

Deep root mycorrhizal soil treatments

This type of treatment help roots find water and absorb nutrients more efficiently.

Why Maple Hill is the the smart choice

Experienced in commercial and multi-unit residential settings: Our tree removal process follows the guidelines of the International Society of Arboriculture and ensures you receive the best service possible.

We make safety a priority: We perform a thorough survey of fallen, leaning, or hazardous trees to determine the scope of the project, as well as formulate an appropriate plan of action to maximize the safety of our Arborists, you and your property

Expert knowledge: Tree removal is always a last resort when we know that it cannot be saved. Find out more about our experienced Arborists’ Reports to extend the life of your trees.

We provide alternatives: Many tree services default to recommending costly tree removal first. Our team will provide a range of possible solutions that can often save existing trees and be more cost effective too.

Customer satisfaction: We provide a proper scope and estimate for the work so that there are no last minute surprises and our expert team of certified and fully-insured arborists always go the extra mile to ensure your total satisfaction.

Most advanced equipment: We use the latest equipment (including cranes and other heavy machinery) for safe tree removal and can stump-grind the trunk to below grade and cover the hole.