- March 2018 -

Let the Sun Shine In!

In addition to throwing open the curtains and blinds this spring to welcome the beautiful warm sunshine, remember to step outside to clear any shrubs and other plants that may also be blocking the light.


While trees and tail shrubbery can provide a pleasant, natural barrier between your home and the street view, and can therefore prevent curious neighbours (and possibly burglars) from minding your business, you will also want to allow as much natural light as possible to enter your home.


Early spring is the perfect time to prune trees and shrubs that flower in mid- to late-summer. While light pruning and the removal of dead wood can be done at any time of the year, you'll probably want to prune hedges twice a year, in spring and then again in mid-summer, to keep them dense and attractive. If you have a spring-flowering tree, you can enhance its flowers by pruning the tree when its flowers fade. From a safety perspective, now's the time to remove unhealthy or dead tree limbs, especially those that overhang structures.


Make gardening easier and more effective by using the correct tools for pruning; now's the time to tune them up for the new season. It's essential to have a good pair of pruning shears. One-hand pruning shears with curved blades work best for young trees, while you'll need a pole pruner for high branches. For big branches and/or big jobs, invest in the services of a professional arborist for both your safety and for the health and aesthetics of your greenery.


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