• Limbing up an Evergreen: Could I Remove the Lower Branches of My Evergreen Tree?

    Conifers such as the Norway spruce and the eastern white pine are worthy additions to any yard. When planted strategically, they offer a home privacy and shade. They also make great noise barriers. However, when mature, some conifer species take up substantial space. For example, a mature white spruce could have a width of approximately 3-6 metres. Wide Conifers Take up Space The problem with conifers that grow to at least several metres wide is that they require a lot of space.
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  • Why You Need to Actively Prune and Trim the Trees in Your Back Garden

    If you are lucky enough to have an extensive back garden with a lot of plants and a selection of mature and growing trees, you will be able to enjoy a living and breathing environment for years ahead. Every property owner in this situation owes a duty of care to the environment by looking after this magnificent foliage. Remember also that trees (in particular) are crucial to survival, as they absorb carbon dioxide and other harmful gases.
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  • Remove That Tree or Give It TLC? How Crown Lifting Can Help

    Trees are beautiful features in any garden, and if you're lucky enough to have a mature tree in your backyard, its impact on the landscape is such that it can dramatically improve the entire look of your outdoor space. Until it doesn't. The problem is, as naturally growing plants, you can't plan exactly how a tree will grow, which can lead to problems. Factors such as blocked views, restricted sunlight and hazardous branches could have you considering removing a tree entirely, but that only needs to be a last resort.
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