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Planting

Title: Planting

By: A. Pasma, 2010-09-16 11:56:38

Here we are planting a tree that was requested for tree removal in Oakville. We were able to find a new home for it where it can live for 100 years in the open. Good job Zack.

tight acess

Title: tight acess

By: A. Pasma, 2010-09-15 19:20:32

This was very technical and a lot of fun. The tree was dead and risky to take down because the wood was so soft and crumbly. This is a great pic to see us in action.

TreeFailure

Title: TreeFailure

By: A. Pasma, 2010-09-10 22:16:30

Here is an example when a tree fails near a car. Now the remaining tree needs to be removed.

Title: WOODCHIPS

By: A. Pasma, 2010-08-29 13:35:04

Just a reminder to Oakville, Mississauga and Burlington residents that FREE mulch is still available. We chip trees from our Tree Removals and Tree Pruning. This by product is what you buy from the garden centres. We will deliver it to you for free. The free mulch comes by the dump truck, sorry we cant deliver 1 yard. Our chipper is making beautiful looking chips. Please call 9052082635

Title: Emerald Ash

By: A. Pasma, 2010-08-23 20:59:37

Just to note to residents, that on 1 week of quoting in the Oakville, and Mississauga area, every ash tree for discussion was infected. This puts the life of the tree to approximately 3 more years. It is hard for residents to tell if their tree has this bug. They leave behind a D shaped hole. It looks exactly like this D . A capital D. If they are in the upper branches it can be hard to see. If they are in an upper branch, the limb can be removed, however most of the time, the tree goes un noticed until the branch is dead. When the bug is in the trunk of the tree there is noting that can be done, other than remove the tree to prevent future spread of the Emerald Ash Boer.

Title: Muskoka Tree Service

By: A. Pasma, 2010-08-13 19:11:26

A-Star Tree Experts will be offering its services of Tree Removal, Tree Pruning, Stump Removal, Cabling and Bracing in Muskoka, and surrounding area for the month of November. This will allow Oakville, Mississauga and Burlingtons residents with northern propertires the comfort of certified arborists to work at their home away from home. We will be based out of Coldwater and look forward to visiting your northern properties. Give Adrian or Laura a call at 9052082635

Title: Tree Climbing for fun

By: A. Pasma, 2010-08-12 20:13:23

A-Star Tree Experts is considering starting a recreationalclimbing group out of Oakville, Mississauga and Burlington. If you know anyone or if your interested give us a call. We would like to start the group for the fall of 2010.

Title: A-Star helping homeowners

By: A. Pasma, 2010-08-07 16:48:32

A-Star Tree Eperts helped a customer from Oakville today who pruned their property and needed help with removing their brush. We spent 2 hours chipping their branches. A wood chipper service is important to think of incase you get stuck with lots of brushto dispose of or instead of bundling them up. Once on your property A-Star can point out any concerns orgive comments about your trees.

Title: Firewood

By: A. Pasma, 2010-08-06 18:35:31

A-Star Trees has over 100 face cords of dry seasoned firewood for sale cut, split and stacked. Our wood consists of oak, maple, fruit, beech, birch, and some walnut. All spruce, pine and soft woods are taken to the dump and disposed of. Those soft woods are no good for indoor fires. All wood is local and from our tree removal, tree pruning and tree care in Oakville, Mississauga and Burlington.

Title: Hazardous Trees out of the blue

By: A. Pasma, 2010-08-05 21:51:54

In the last 2 days we have done 2 full day emergency jobs. Yesterday we were working on a bitternut that had split and snapped in half. There was no wind, rain, lightening or other elements that would normally contribute to the hazards. This tree appeared to be healthy to the residents but woke up to the large tree half between their house and their neighbours. When A-Star inspected the tree afterwards mushrooms and spore growth was located at misc. points on the truck which represents soft rotten wood. This situation luckly caused no damage but could have bee prevented with havinga certified arborist inspection. Today we were working on a scheduled linden prune which was one of the largest lindens we have ever seen. Once our lead climber entered the dense canopy preparing to tie of his safety line a large crack, or split was located between the two main trunks that went approx 5 ft below the connection. This is a sign of weak included bark. This is when a branch or two trucks connections to each other are sub par. This split was moving in the wind and flexing approx 3 inches. This could not have been seen from the ground through the leaves. This tree will be saved by having a threaded rod drilled through the tree and tightened with two bolts, and washers. This will hold the split together, while a dynamic rope system installed in the upper crown will prevent the tree from swaying and passing a hazardous point. This property backs onto the hamilton bay harbor where the winds are higher and the trees seem to bigger that most places in Oakville, Mississauga and the rest of Burlington. These few days have really reminded me of safety being a priority, before beauty.

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