Archive: January, 2012

Restoration of Two Topped Siberian Elms

Posted by shane - January 27, 2012 - A-Z Plant Maintenance, Pruning Techniques, Trees

I live in Red Deer, which is home to a number of unsavory tree “service” companies.  I’m talking about guys who don’t understand tree biology, tree health, or horticulture.  They know how to cut trees with chainsaws and that’s where it ends.  They get their work by perpetuating old wives tales and myths, and by […]

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Beauty is High Maintenance

Posted by shane - January 15, 2012 - Gardening Tips

One of the most frequent comments I hear from customers is that they want a “low-maintenance” yard.  But they also say they want a nice yard.  In my experience, there are three ways to have a low-maintenance yard: 1) Move to a condo 2) Pave over your entire yard 3) Get used to ugly, also […]

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