Tree School

Arbor Plant Health Care takes pride in caring for trees and shrubs. We have complied literature written by Arbor Plant Health Care staff over the years about the care of trees. Click through the article links below to learn more about arboriculture.




Nova Scotia Arborist Resources - We've complied a list of the most respected arboriculture related web resources on the internet.

posted: Dec 28th, 2006 by Arbor Plant Health Care

Recognizing Tree Hazards - Trees provide great benefits to our property and communities. However trees can become liabilities if they fall and can potentially injure people or property. Proper tree care can make a property safer and help extend the life of the tree.

posted: Dec 23rd, 2006 by Arbor Plant Health Care

Storm Proofing Trees - Why should we trim trees in our landscape? This article explains why you should hire a certified Nova Scotia arborist to trim and prune trees on your property to ensure they live a health and long life.

posted: Dec 23rd, 2006 by Arbor Plant Health Care

Tree Fertilization - Arbor Plant Health Care's certified Arborists have complied a complete guide to fertilization for trees in the HRM, Halifax, Dartmouth, and surrounding communities.

posted: Dec 23rd, 2006 by Arbor Plant Health Care

Trees Add Value To Your Property - When it comes to real estate values, curb appeal is paramount. Nothing affects your home's curb appeal more than the landscaping that surrounds it. See our list of how trees can affect real estate below.

posted: Dec 23rd, 2006 by Arbor Plant Health Care

Why Leaves Change Color - Nova Scotia Arborist on Why Leaves Change Color

posted: Dec 23rd, 2006 by Arbor Plant Health Care

Winter Tree Pruning Service - Often we do not think about pruning our trees in the winter. Trees are the last thing on our mind. It is a cold time of year with short days and we spend less time in the yard. However winter can be the most advantageous time of year to prune large shade trees and ornamental trees.

posted: Dec 23rd, 2006 by Arbor Plant Health Care

Tree Pruning to Train Young Trees - It is best to start training pruning as early in a trees life time as possible. However a tree should be planted three years in the landscape before any training pruning takes place. The dormant season is the best time to train young trees, unless you are only removing dead, dying, or diseased branches.

posted: Dec 23rd, 2006 by Arbor Plant Health Care

Planting a Tree - The following guide discusses tree planting techniques suited for planting trees in the type of environment found in and around Halifax and Dartmouth NS. Planting the Tree The ideal time to plant trees and shrubs is during the dormant season and in the fall after leaf drop or early spring before bud break. Weather conditions […]

posted: Mar 14th, 2006 by Arbor Plant Health Care

All articles were written by an Arbor Plant Health Care, ISA certified, tree care specialist from Nova Scotia. Arbor Plant Health care has certified and consulting arborist to service the HRM, Halifax, Dartmouth, Timberlea, Tantallon, Truro, Bedford, Hammonds Plains, and surrounding areas. Call or email today for a free landscaping, tree pruning, or tree removal quote.