All About Pear Trees

All About Pear Trees

How to Plant a Pear Tree Plant your favorite variety in late fall or very early spring for optimum growing results and better fruiting. In the fall, root systems settle in and gain early establishment when the ground begins to thaw in spring. Pear trees need full sun...
Is my cedar tree dying?

Is my cedar tree dying?

Cedars are a favourite throughout Southwest BC not only for decorative privacy hedges, but as stand-alone tree species that generate a pleasant, earthy smell. There are several reasons your shrub or tree can lose needles or show red and brown patches. 1. Ground...
Tree Roots – A Network of Life

Tree Roots – A Network of Life

Tree roots are the unseen networks below ground that support individual plants and vast forest systems when combined. Although we don’t see them unless they are exposed, roots are larger than the tree itself as conceptualized by artists in ‘Tree of Life’ imagery....
Leafy Shade Trees

Leafy Shade Trees

Shade trees can keep your home and yard cooler, preserve energy and add wildlife habitat to urban settings. It’s estimated that shade trees have a cooling effect that can match the efficiency of your household AC, dropping the temperature up to 15 degrees (but without...