Guelph Tree Removal Bylaw

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Preserving and promoting tree health are our number one priorities at Capella Tree Service Inc. The urban canopy in the City of Guelph is very important to us. We often work with city staff to ensure that our tree care company is adhering to the bylaws set out by the City.

Often times we are contacted by homeowners to assess a tree that is actually on City property. According to the City of Guelph tree removal bylaw, trees on City property are not to be removed or pruned without a permit. There are also other bylaws that affect any tree on private property in Guelph that is greater than 0.5 acres. To learn more about how the City of Guelph tree removal bylaw affects the trees on your property, visit their information page.

The Benefits of Mulch

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The benefits of mulch are countless. Capella Tree Service provides FREE mulch to anyone in the Guelph area on request. The wood chips that we create using our wood chipper can be put to great use!

• Helps maintain moisture
• Helps control weeds
• Acts as an insulator – keeps soil warmer in winter and cooler in summer
• Helps inhibit certain diseases

For more information about mulch, and other ways to promote the health of your trees go to