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.

10 Sep 2019
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What Our Cedar Trees in Vancouver Bring to Your Property

Vancouver has some of the most spectacular ocean and mountain scenery in the world, offering up a stunning backdrop to your home. And for those of you looking to complement all that natural beauty on your property, cedars will add awe-inspiring aesthetics that will take your breath away. Read on to discover what our cedar trees in Vancouver can bring to your landscape.