Spring is around the corner. The sun stays out a little later every evening, and greets the day a little earlier every morning. Despite the little drifts of snow that litter the corners of yards, and staggering piles that reduce area parking lots by half, you can almost smell the approach of the new season.
With the new season, comes new activities. Many of you have been pouring through the seed catalogues for weeks, with a mind’s eyes on the upcoming dirt you can sink your fingers into. Others of you are itching to get out into the sugar bush to taste the sweet sap that can be turned into golden goodness for pancakes and the like.
At CLC Tree Services, we are thinking about trees too. Not surprising, as we think about trees a lot around these parts. This time of year especially though. After the long winter that we just went through, trees are just starting to wake up too. Longer days of sunshine and warmer temperatures are getting the sap running. Soon the buds will start to pop open with fresh new leaves and birds will be building their nests.
Before the trees are in full leaf, you might want to assess if the winter has left any damage to your silent sentries though. Are there any damaged branches? Do you see any limbs that are cracked from the weight of snow? Perhaps a few have snapped and are hanging? Are any of the branches void of buds where others hold many?
Now is the time to inspect your trees to see what kind of maintenance they might need. It is certainly easier than when they are hidden behind leaves and taking care of these damages will keep your tree healthier in the long run.
At CLC Tree Services, we have been in the tree business for over twenty years, so we know a thing or two about how to maintain a tree’s health. If you think you might have an issue, but aren’t sure what to look for, feel free to give us a call at (519) 685-0257. Our certified arborists are happy to help you with all your tree service needs.