Native Tree of the Week – Basswood

Native Tree of the Week – Basswood

Basswood Our company boasts more tea drinkers than coffee drinkers, so the basswood tree is among our favorites. Why? Because its flowers are often used to produce a sweet, honey-flavored tea that’s among the most popular teas in Europe, and it’s a tree native...
Native Tree of the Week – Pawpaw Tree

Native Tree of the Week – Pawpaw Tree

Pawpaw Tree I’m a sucker for trees with unusual names and features (see also: Gingko Balboa), so a fruit tree that resembles vegetation in the tropics but is indigenous to Southern Ontario is right up my alley. This is the Pawpaw tree, a veritable gem to our...
Tree Risk Assessment

Tree Risk Assessment

When we assess a tree for potential risks, we tend to pay attention to whether or not the tree or branch is likely to fail.  Yet likelihood of failure does not necessarily constitute a high risk tree. Likelihood of failure is only a part of the equation.  An...

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