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How to Transplant a Tree

There’s a saying that goes, “The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.” We plant trees for a number of reasons. We want to mitigate the effects greenhouse gases have on the environment. We want fresh fruit. We want to enhance the beauty and value of…

What to Do After a Big Storm Damages Your Trees

In early September 2014, Calgary experienced some intense snowfall that damaged quite a few trees in the city. City officials had to prioritize efforts to clear away the fallen trees and branches. Tree-damaging storms often occur throughout Western Canada, and they don’t limit their casualties to public trees. Trees in more established neighbourhoods can also…

The Maple Leaf Forever: Choosing a Maple for Your Yard

Maple trees are some of the most versatile and beautiful trees in the world. Despite the maple tree’s popularity in Canada, many may not understand their origin as a national symbol. In this blog, we’ll go over everything you ever wanted to know about maple trees. History of the Maple Leaf Symbol The maple leaf…

Identify Common Trees in Alberta and British Columbia

Western Canada is home to some of the most beautiful forests in the world. In a region blessed with so many species of trees, you could easily get swept up in the majesty of the landscape without ever knowing the name of a single tree species. Appreciate the beauty of Alberta and British Columbia on…

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