Welcome to Monkey Tree Service
Certified Proffessional Arborists Serving Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond New Westminster and the North Shore
Monkey Tree Service provides you with all of your individual tree service needs, be it tree pruning, tree removal, tree thinning, stump removal, stump grinding, chipping, thinning, crown reduction, tree trimming, and all other associated tree services.
All of the climbing staff employed are Certified Tree Climbers and we use state of the art rigging systems. If you want a Professional, Punctual, Trustworthy, Quality, Insured and Proficient tree company hire the Contemporary Experts.
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Tree selection is one of the most important investment decisions a home owner makes when landscaping a new home or replacing a tree lost to damage or disease. Considering that most trees have the potential to outlive the people who plant them, the impact of this decision is one that can influence a lifetime …read more.
Buying High-Quality Trees
When you buy a high-quality tree, plant it correctly, and treat it properly, you and your tree will benefit greatly in many ways for many years.
When you buy a low-quality tree, you and your tree will have many costly problems even if you take great care in planting and maintenance …read more.
Avoiding Tree & Utility Conflicts
Determining where to plant a tree is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Many factors should be considered prior to planting. When planning what type of tree to plant, remember to look up and look down to determine where the tree will be located in relation to overhead and underground utility lines …read more.
New Tree Planting
Think of the tree you just purchased as a lifetime investment. How well your tree, and investment, grows depends on the type of tree and location you select for planting, the care you provide when the tree is planted, and follow-up care the tree receives after planting …read more.
Mature Tree Care
Think of tree care as an investment. A healthy tree increases in value with age—paying big dividends, increasing property values, beautifying our surroundings, purifying our air, and saving energy by providing cooling shade from summer's heat and protection from winter's wind …read more.
Plant Health Care
The most common reason a tree owner calls an arborist is concern that something is wrong with a tree. It may be that some of the leaves are discolored, a branch has died, or perhaps the entire tree has been dropping leaves. Sometimes the cause of concern is a minor problem that is easily explained and corrected …read more.
Trees & Turf
Woody plants and turf-grasses are critical components of design plans for homes, offices, and parks. Trees and turf offer distinct personal, functional, and environmental benefits. Personal preferences for colour, fragrance, and form should complement the functional properties of size, shape, density, and placement of plant material …read more.
Proper Multching Techniques
Mulches are materials placed over the soil surface to maintain moisture and improve soil conditions. Mulching is one of the most beneficial things a home owner can do for the health of a tree. Mulch can reduce water loss from the soil, minimize weed competition, and improve soil structure. Properly applied, mulch can give landscapes a handsome, well-groomed appearance …read more.
Pruning Young Trees
Proper pruning is essential in developing a tree with a strong structure and desirable form. Trees that receive the appropriate pruning measures while they are young will require little corrective pruning when they mature.
Keep these few simple principles in mind before pruning a tree …read more.
Pruning Mature Trees
Pruning is the most common tree maintenance procedure next to watering. Pruning is often desirable or necessary to remove dead, diseased, or insect-infested branches and to improve tree structure, enhance vigour, or maintain safety. Because each cut has the potential to change the growth of (or cause damage to) a tree, no branch should be removed without a reason …read more.
Why Topping Hurts Trees
Topping is perhaps the most harmful tree pruning practice known. Yet, despite more than 25 years of literature and seminars explaining its harmful effects, topping remains a common practice. This article below explains why topping is not an acceptable pruning technique and offers better alternatives …read more.
Insect and Disease Problems
Insects and diseases can threaten tree health. As soon as you notice any abnormality in your tree’s appearance, you should begin a careful examination of the problem. By identifying the specific symptoms of damage and understanding their causes, you may be able to diagnose the problem and select an appropriate treatment …read more.
Recognizing Tree Hazards
Trees provide significant benefits to our homes and cities, but when trees fall and injure people or damage property, they are liabilities. Taking care of tree hazards makes your property safer and prolongs the life of the tree. Trees are an important part of our world. They offer a wide range of benefits to the environment and provide tremendous beauty. However, trees may be dangerous …read more.
Avoiding Tree Damage During Construction
As cities and suburbs expand, wooded lands are being developed into commercial and residential sites. Homes are constructed in the midst of trees to take advantage of the aesthetic and environmental value of the wooded lots. Wooded properties can be worth as much as 20 percent more than those without trees, and people value the opportunity to live among trees …read more.
Treatment of Trees Damaged by Construction
The processes involved with construction can be devastating to the surrounding trees if no measures have been taken to protect them. The visible injuries such as broken branches and wounds to tree trunks are only the beginning. It is the damage to the root systems that often result in tree loss …read more.
Tree Care Tips
Before Tree Buying and PlantingTree Selection
Buying High-Quality Trees
Avoiding Tree and Utility Conflicts
New Tree Planting
Proper Tree Care TechniquesMature Tree Care
Plant Health Care
Trees and Turf
Proper Mulching Techniques