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Winter Tree Services

Winter Tree Care
In Toronto

Take advantage of the cold weather and improve the health of your trees with Winter Tree Care Services.

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ISA Certified Arborists in Oakville

24/7 Emergency tree care

The colder months are full of winter activities from ice skating and tobogganing to sipping hot chocolate in front of fire. But the one winter activity you might not have thought of before is tree care. Winter is the perfect season for tree care because trees are in dormancy. What does this mean? Basically, a dormant tree is a resting tree. Because there are less sun-filled hours each day and fewer resources, trees enter this state of conservation to survive the colder months. With proper winter care, your trees will be healthier and more vibrant come spring.

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Benefits of Tree Care in Winter

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Winter Tree Services

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Tree Removal

Winter tree removal prevents damage and injury to you and your property because of compromised trees breaking or falling over in winter storms.

Winter Tree Trimming

Tree Trimming/Pruning

For many varieties of trees, winter is the ideal time for trimming and pruning. Remove damaged, diseased, or dead branches to promote new healthy growth.

Winter Tree Wrapping

Tree Wrapping

Protect trees from harsh exposure to sun, wind, and even salt with tree wrapping.

Winter Tree Mulching

Tree Mulching

If tree mulching is completed before the ground is fully frozen, mulch can be added to flower beds and around the base of trees (especially newly planted ones) to insulate roots and add some nutrients to the soil.

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FAQs

Why are the conifer trees on the street edge of my property only starting to have brown needles?

In urban areas salt is regularly used to maintain streets throughout winter. While it is beneficial in eating away ice and snow, it can be particularly damaging to trees. As vehicles drive by, salty slush and water is often sprayed onto trees the line the streets. The browning needles are a possible indication of salt damage. It is best to contact a certified arborist, such as Local Arborist, to properly diagnose your tree and implement a plan for prevention and restoration.

When should I stop fertilizing my trees?

It is recommended to stop fertilizing trees at least 6 weeks before the first forecasted frost. Fertilizer serves to promote rapid, lush growth in plants. If that new growth does not have enough time to harden off before the cold temperatures hit, it will likely suffer severe damage.

Should I water my trees in winter?

Trees should be watered regularly all the way through fall up until the ground begins to freeze. You can continue to water your trees so long as there is no snow on the ground around your trees and the temperatures remain above 4˚C.

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Testimonials

Local Arborist is a very professional and knowledgeable company. Marian looked at my Honey Locust tree and explained in detail how they were going to prune the tree and why they were proceeding in the manner that they did. The arborists did a thorough job and only stopped working when everything was complete, including cleaning up. This unlike another company, where the employees stopped working when the time on the watch showed them was time to stop. I highly recommend Local Arborist. Mary-Anne, Milton May 2024.
Mary-Anne Grist
Great professional service with reasonable quotes! Had a pretty big silver maple in my backyard, taking most of the space and blocking sunlight. With Marian's team's help, I got the permit around one month, and had it removed within one day, including full site cleanup, which is beyond my expectation. Highly recommended.
Lin
Marion and his team were not only reasonably priced, but super courteous and helpful. They cut an extra branch (diff tree) for me and cleaned up the whole work area without being asked. Highly recommend.
Kristen Ede
This is a most reliable, amazing company to deal with. They are prompt, efficient, and highly professional. I would give them 10 stars , if it was possible.
Sorel Park
Kudos to the Marian’s team! The team has done an amazing job in pruning my pine tree today. My pine tree is over 70 feet and is slanted with branches heavier on one side. At my first contact with Marian, he provided me with a thorough explanation on the condition of my tree and laid out the pruning options. He is very knowledgeable and genuine in the conversation. Above all, he is not pushy at all on the job. After the pruning, the tree is thinned out to lift off some weight on the slanted side. The execution is well planned and thoughtful. Initially I was worried the tree would look bare, indeed the team knows the best to balance between health and aesthetic. The team is very careful with the cuts and since a lot of the work are done on my neighbour’s property, they did a thorough clean up after work too and my neighbour is very satisfied. Thank you so much guys, my tree looks healthier now and it opens up my yard too with more sunlight shining through the pines.
May Wong
Thank you Marion, your team did a great job at my residence. I would highly recommend your services to anyone.
David Spagnolo
We had an amazing experience with the Local Arborist. We came to them after another company bowed out at the last moment, after the service had already been scheduled, explaining that our case was too difficult for them to take on. The Local Arborist saved us! They were prompt and communicative, and very transparent about pricing and potential obstacles. In the end, they were able to remove the tree earlier than the previous company would have done it.Marian kept in touch with me throughout the process on the day of the removal, and advised on the future replanting process. They even trimmed an adjacent tree for us while performing the removal. It was an extremely positive experience, and we look forward to working with the Local Arborist again in the future.
Natalia Khomenko
Clean, reliable, thorough and professional . Generally awesome.
Steve Sanguedolce - artist
On timeAssessed the task at hand and divided workloadTidy and attention to detailHead arborist went above and beyond by removing a wasp nest from a tree that needed a trim.Crew was polite and careful with cleanup.Would highly recommend.
Cheryl Markle
A great company to call! I initially spoke with Mariann to book an appt for a tree that needed careful pruning. He called promptly and passed by to view and give me a quote. A very pleasant & professional guy. 3 guys, Joel, Sasha & Eddiie came to my home, they were absolutely great! Very nice, pleasant and took care of what was needed. I would defenitely call them back should I need this service again. We'll done gentleman, and thank u again.
Chris Davad
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Snowflakes flying and you still have tree care work that needs to be done? No need to worry! Local Arborist offers expert Winter Tree Care Services. Contact us today for 10-15% off all winter tree services.

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Why Choose Local Arborist?

Local Arborist is a certified tree care company in Toronto that provides expert Winter Tree Care Services. Our many years of experience gives us an advantage when it comes to Winter Tree Services.

Isa Certified Arborist

Marian Shuflin

Licenced ISA arborist

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