What I found in a tree

Being an arborist involves being prepared for many surprising things. The weather is a big one. I stopped paying any real attention to forecasts about ten mins into working outside (weirdly, because I remember the forecast being much more accurate when I was 20 and truck driving) I have frozen my buns off or sweatedContinue reading “What I found in a tree”

Pruning inside!?!?

I recently was contacted by a previous customer, where we had done work at their place of business. They needed us at their home. I could not have guessed that I was in for such a treat! They have a giant two-story ficus tree. Words nearly escaped me. Things we learned – ficus tress dripContinue reading “Pruning inside!?!?”

Is there a tree on your house? 

We can help! The summer storms that are becoming all too regular (read also – it seems like we have had destructive storms every year since Chris and I moved back from Winnipeg four years ago) During the storm season of 2014 or ’15, Chris was photographed and interviewed by the Brandon Sun. He wasContinue reading “Is there a tree on your house? “

Lights, Camera …. Leaves?!?? [BrandonMBTreeService]

I have been alluding to a secret mission over the last month – in the social medias. Implying covert arboreal arts is what I was doing. So now it’s time to spill the beans!! normally we’d put this wood through the chipper We actually had a chance to work on a real deal movie!!!

Oh the things we will find [Brandon MB Tree Service]

Grinding stumps is a kind of archeological excavation – but thru wood instead of rock. We look at the rings and sometimes we count them. Notice included discarded branches from the old days and marvel at the difference in size from year to year. Sometimes we make up prospector voices and talk about back inContinue reading “Oh the things we will find [Brandon MB Tree Service]”

Weather to call it [Brandon MB Tree Service]

Chris and I both have heavy construction backgrounds. Working with excavators, loaders and dump-trucks requires attention to the weather that most people underestimate. I’ve worked in rain, hail, snow, blazing heat, and freezing winter – but it all depends on the job of the day. Spreading gravel on a shoulder of the road, on anContinue reading “Weather to call it [Brandon MB Tree Service]”