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Four Tips for Preparing Your Trees for Winter

Preparing your trees for winter is incredibly important, especially for younger trees. So how do you best prepare for the cold winter months? Keep reading to find out the four best ways to prepare your trees. TEND TO NEWER TREES Have new or young trees? It’s best to attend to those trees first, as younger…

ArborCare® Celebrates 40 Years

ArborCare®, a division of Wright Canada Holdings, Ltd., is proud to commemorate 40 years in business in 2023. ArborCare was established in 1983. Our experienced team provides commercial and residential tree and lawn care services. We focus on the health of trees as we plant and maintain them, and seasonally we provide commercial snow removal…

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Natural Pest Control: Blood Meal to Safeguard Your Garden in Fall

Upward of 40% of crops around the world are lost to pests each year. Fertilizers like blood meal provide nutrients and deter pests. It’s an excellent fertilizer to use when you’re trying to make sure that your plants flourish throughout the fall and beyond. So, what should you know about blood meal? Keep reading to learn more about…

Robert Young | Employee Spotlight

We have a great team in Calgary, and we want you to meet them! Next up, Robert Young. Meet Robert Young Title: Arborist Team Member Since: July 2022 Education, Certifications, Training: International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist Industry Organizations: ISA Career Path Q: Describe your career path. How did you get into what you…

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Why ArborCare® No Longer Recommends Swedish Columnar Aspen

Swedish columnar aspen trees have been a popular addition to many Canadian landscapes, but their short lifespan makes them a less ethical choice than some other options. Here’s what you need to know about this “fast-fashion” species, plus suggestions for more sustainable alternatives.

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Tips for Fighting a Spruce Weevil Insect Infestation

Do the evergreen trees in your yard seem to be stunted or deformed? You may be fighting a spruce weevil infestation. Here’s what you need to know about this pest.

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Can I Prune My Neighbour’s Tree Overhanging My Property Line in Calgary?

If a neighbour’s tree is overhanging your property line or fence, it can block your sidewalk or damage your roof. However, before calling a tree pruning company in Calgary, you should take steps to be a good neighbour. Here’s what to do when a tree is overhanging your property line.

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4 Signs You Need to Fertilize Your Trees

Urban environments can be especially difficult for trees. Heavy, compacted soil and nutrient deficiencies can stunt their growth, preventing them from growing into beautiful, majestic assets to your property. That’s why deep-root tree fertilization is an essential part of keeping your trees healthy and strong.

Gerald Courtoreille

Gerald Courtoreille | Employee Spotlight

We have a great team in Calgary, and we want you to meet them! Next up, Gerald Courtoreille. Meet Gerald Courtoreille Title: Utility Tree Worker (UTW) Team Member Since: January 2020 Education, Certifications, Training: Firetack Crew Leader Certification Industry Organizations: Gift Lake Métis Settlement Career Path Q: Describe your career path. How did you get into…

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Types of Trees to Plant in Calgary’s Plant Hardiness Zone

When you plant a tree, you want to see it grow tall and healthy for years. That’s why it’s essential to choose trees that’ll thrive in your climate. Established hardiness zones make it easier for you to identify the best trees to plant. Here’s a quick guide on trees that grow well in Calgary’s planting zone.

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