If you are a homeowner or you have just taken care of a yard at some point in your life, you know that there are some tree care related items that you can do by yourself with your own hands and knowledge – these are the things that you do not truly need to call […]

What do you see when you look at your soil? Probably a lot of nothing, right? That isn’t true at all – the soil in your yard, the very foundation of your property, is one of the most amazing, complex structures in the world. It is made up of elements, minerals, and components that all […]

Have you heard about the newest tree care craze, deep watering? It is a question that pops up more and more as we get toward the summer months. This isn’t really a new concept, but it has popped up on websites like Facebook and Pinterest, so people want to know more about it. Deep watering, […]

At Van Till Tree Care, we understand that planting trees in your yard is not a choice you come to easily. There are plenty of options out there for you to choose from, especially if you don’t have a specific image in mind. Trees are the heart and soul of any yard, often taking on […]

Regardless if you have picked up a tree or you want to transplant a tree from somewhere else in your backyard, moving a tree is a difficult task that calls for concern. If you don’t do just exactly the right thing, you might end up losing the tree and misusing your time, money, and energy. […]

Composting used to be something that only “hippies” and people living on communes did. Now, it is one of the most popular things people search for on websites like Google and Amazon. Composting doesn’t have to be complicated, nor does it have to be something that you do for a little bit and then stop […]

Even if you aren’t ready for it, winter is here and for most of us, it is here with wrath. With everybody from the Farmer’s Almanac to the local news declaring that this winter season will be a tough one for our area, you might be considering what you can do to improve the probability […]

Although it felt like it was never going to truly get cool, all of a sudden, the temperatures have fallen, and we are in a situation wherein the chilliness feels colder than it ever has in old days. Winds, rainfall, sleet, and yes, snow, are all on their way, so you have to make certain […]

Every year, your leaves start to turn brown around the fall months. This is normal, and in certain parts of the world, can be extremely beautiful. Many of us look forward to the leaves changing colors. However, when it isn’t fall, and the leaves start changing colors, that is when the problems start. Brown leaves […]

Having a fungus on your tree is as nasty as it sounds, especially in Southern Ontario where the fungus can grow out of control quickly. All you need is a little bit of moisture, and fungi quickly spread across the yard, into other trees and plants, and even into your neighbors’ yards. Untreated, tree fungi will […]