13 Nov 2020
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Why Trimming Your Cedar Trees in Langley Is a Big Deal?

Like you, folks in Langley simply love their landscape. Be it pulling weeds, mowing the lawn, or tending to the garden, they do everything under the sun (and rain) to keep their outdoor oasis looking its best. With all those backyard duties on the go, are you neglecting your cedars?

To keep your trees healthy, happy, and beautiful, the experts at Fraser Valley Cedars have rounded up some important reasons for routine tree trimming.

Read on to learn all the great advantages of trimming your cedar trees in Langley.

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24 Aug 2020
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Why Are My Brandon Cedars Turning Brown?

Brandon Cedars make amazing vertical accents, breathtaking hedges, and stunning privacy screens in any landscape. With its soft and dense green foliage year-round, it is easy to see what sets these evergreens apart from other foliage options. But sometimes browning can happen.

Are your Brandon cedars turning brown? Our cedar pros share why some of your evergreens aren’t living up to their name.

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22 Mar 2020
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The Pest-Repelling Power of Cedar Trees

Privacy, curb appeal, and noise buffering benefits—we all know the amazing advantages of adding cedars to our landscapes. But did you also know that this terrific tree has natural pest-punishing powers? It’s true! Cedars do a whole lot more than provide shade and beauty to your property, they also help keep creepy crawlies at bay.

Searching for ways to prevent insects from taking over your property? Read on to learn the reasons why cedar is nature’s answer to pest control.

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22 Mar 2020
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3 Diseases That Can Impact the Health of Cedar Hedges in Chilliwack

Keeping viruses at bay is a major concern these days. And while we are all taking the necessary preventative measures like frequent hand washing, coughing into our elbows, and social distancing, it might be a good time to consider the health of your cedars too.
Fantastically fragrant, hardy, and sturdy—it is easy to see why cedars are common landscape features across Chilliwack. But as resilient as they are, cedar trees are also susceptible to a host of ailments, some of which can quickly spread through your hedges, causing severe problems. Here are some of the common diseases that affect cedar hedges in Chilliwack and what you can do to protect them.

20 Feb 2020
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Cedar Maintenance Tips Part 2: How to Prune Your Cedar Hedges in BC

Trimming your cedars isn’t always easy. Improper techniques and grungy tools can seriously harm hedges. So, it is important to get a handle on what to do before you reach for those trimmers. Done right, you will not only create fuller, sturdier hedges but also boost curb appeal, shaping your cedars to perfection.
Want to keep your hedges healthy, happy, and looking great in BC? Here’s our take on how to properly prune your cedars like a pro.

26 Dec 2019
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Get Your Garden Ready for Winter

Shorter days, a chill in the air, tumbling leaves…fall is in full form. Before you know it, the autumn months will hearken winter, slowing the growing activity in your garden to a grinding halt. If you haven’t already, now is the perfect time to prep your plants for the long slumber ahead. To ensure a wonderful wake in the spring, read on to learn how to get your garden ready for winter.

15 Dec 2019
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What Is Cedar Hedge Flagging?

Like all homeowners, you love your cedar hedges. And why wouldn’t you? They provide a long list of amazing benefits, from buffering noise and improving security to blocking unwanted views and boosting curb appeal. So, when something looks “off” with your cedars, it is only natural to worry. If you have noticed areas of orange foliage dotted throughout your hedges, there is no need to fret. Cedars losing some of their green colour is normal—it is a natural part of the growth cycle called flagging. Read on to learn all about cedar hedge flagging and what you can do to treat it.

17 Oct 2019
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What Size Cedar Tree Do You Recommend for Me?

“What size cedar tree do you recommend for me?” It’s a great question—and one we hear often. We all want a stunning landscape filled with lush cedars. But choosing the right size tree for your property can be a headscratcher. If you are looking to buy cedar trees for your property, the pros at Fraser Valley Cedars have put together some handy tips on how to pick the perfect one to fit your landscape and your lifestyle.

17 Sep 2019
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5 Tips for Using Landscape Fabric Right

Vancouver homeowners love their landscapes. They’ll stop at almost nothing to win the war on weeds. But all that pulling and ripping out of pesky plants from your gardens and flower beds can get tiring fast—real fast. Fortunately for you and your hands, there’s landscape fabric. But before you run out to buy this handy weed barrier tool, you’ll want to learn how to use it first. Here are some tips for using landscape fabric right.