Tag: Tree Care
Just like humans, trees are susceptible to disease. Diseases usually occur from open wounds in branches or in the trunk, through trauma-induced defoliation, or through other environmental stressors that weaken the tree.
There are many pests throughout Southwestern Ontario and in London that have caused extensive damage and death to trees. Typically, these are non-native insects that have been brought over from other countries.
A number of tree and shrub species are listed under the Endangered Species Act in Ontario. This act seeks “to protect species that are at risk and their habitats, and to promote the recovery of species at risk.”
Tree are susceptible to various kinds damage both naturally occurring and man-made.
By taking precaution and using effective tree guards, we can help protect our trees from damage.
This resource provides information on how to mulch and why it’s important.
Watering your trees is an important step to help them establish and live a long, healthy life!
Our TreeCycle program encourages Londoners to pot up extra trees from their yard and donate them to us for our initiatives.Read More
The fifty groups that make up the Urban Forest Stewardship Network (UFSN) are calling on communities across Ontario to take five easy steps to prepare their trees for winter.Read More