As an arborist consulting the public, this is the question I am most frequently asked. The answer should be an objective, blended assessment of the tree’s structure and its vitality. A tree with excellent structure but poor vitality will usually be showing signs of distress. A tree with excellent vitality […]

Is My Tree Healthy?

Sometimes neighbours end up fighting over trees. Sometimes it can get ugly.  In fact, a recent legal battle over a maple tree in Toronto attracted attention from both national media outlets and one of the country’s more prominent defense attorneys.  With all the widely known benefits that homeowners derive from […]

Why Do Neighbours Fight Over Trees? Ecology.