Category Archives: Tree Care

Pests. Insects. Bugs. Creepy Crawlies. Whatever you call them, pests in your garden and on your trees can be more than a little annoying. They are that – swarming around you, ruining the beauty of your garden, and even depleting your harvest. But sometimes, pests are even worse and you need to worry about them […]

If you are the type of person who wants to take care of everyone, you might have been called the “Mom/Dad of the group” or that you are “hovering” over everyone. While people sometimes secretly like that type of relationship (and sometimes they don’t), the other things in our lives often dislike it quite a […]

Everything in life has a season, including your trees. It is one of the saddest moments that we have seen as tree care professionals – trees that you valued and loved that have died. This is something that will happen to every tree at some point, though many people don’t stay in a house long […]

Recently, people have been coming to us with some of the same questions: what are these green spots on my tree and are they bad? Truthfully, the more green you have in your yard, the better most people tend to think it looks – but not in this case. If your trees have green spots, […]

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. […]

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 […]