The hot days of summer are finally over, and now that autumn has arrived, it is time to take care of all garden maintenance before winter begins and your plants stop growing completely. If you are someone who wants to prune their shrubs but who has never tackled this task before, here are three tips to help get you started. If you do get stuck along the way, remember that your local arborist is able to help with both shrub and tree pruning advice.
25 April 2019
If your garden has started to lose its lustre and you are thinking of a complete makeover, you may want to deliberate on buying some new plants from your local wholesale nursery. However, it is also crucial to be aware of the needs that your new plants will have. For instance, exotic plants will immediately make your garden breathtaking, but these plants require hands-on maintenance to stay healthy. A better option for homeowners who are not inclined to spend hours on end in their garden is native plants.
18 November 2018
Do you have a troublesome gum in your backyard, or perhaps you are working for a big commercial or government organisation that needs to talk to a tree lopper to arrange scheduled tree maintenance for a large area? Whatever your circumstances, you will need to find a fast and reliable team of arborists to take on the job and bring your trees under control. Pruning overgrown trees Are your trees running wild?
19 June 2018
The right tree planted in the right place will become a valuable asset to a property. In fact, a good tree is beneficial to the entire neighborhood, increasing its appeal and adding value to properties. However, the opposite is also true. A homeowner that selects a tree based solely on its looks may be in for an unpleasant surprise in a few years, once that tree matures. Tree Safety Trumps Tree Beauty
8 January 2018
Australia can be subjected to ferocious tropical storms which bring heavy rain and high winds that can damage trees. If you have large trees on your property, you will want to make sure that it can survive in storm conditions. A weak or damaged tree can present a hazard to your safety and your property as it could lose branches or fall onto your home. Below is a guide to 4 things you should consider when assessing a tree.
11 July 2017
Living trees provide shade, shelter, and beauty, education for young ones, and even fruit and nuts. However, in return, a mature tree requires lots of water and nutrients. To find water and nutrients, trees send out roots in all directions. Some of these roots may make their way toward your home's foundations and sewage pipes. While living roots can sometimes pose a hazard to the foundation of your home, dead roots can put your entire home at risk.
29 May 2017
An assumption some people make regarding tree pruning is that it is only necessary if they see dead branches on their tree. In reality, pruning is one of the integral services carried out to ensure tree maintenance as it provides a host of benefits. Knowing when to spot the signs that would indicate your tree requires pruning can significantly help in reducing the risk of having to resort to complete tree removal.
26 May 2017
Autumn is a great time to install solar panels on your home. There is still plenty of sunshine around to be captured by the panels, and the sooner you install them, the faster you can lower your energy costs. Since these always rise in the winter as your family fights to keep warm, lower energy costs will be truly welcome. As someone who is environmentally conscious, you may have concerns about cutting down trees around your home so they don't put too much shade on your panels.
28 April 2017
Mature trees on a property can enhance the view of your exterior space and also keep the soil on the property hydrated and healthy. In some cases, trees can even increase your property's overall resale value! While mature trees are often very strong on their own, you want to ensure you're doing everything you can to keep them healthy and safe; note a few tips for how to do this with trees you have on your own property.
24 April 2017
In this world of technology, where a single screen can provide books, games, TV and education, children are missing out on the simple pleasures that today's adults once enjoyed. According to a recent report by Savlon and Play England, a quarter of children between the ages of 6-15 have never rolled down a hill, while a third of children have never climbed a tree. Where once the world outside was a place of wonder and adventure for children, it has now taken a back seat to the more convenient, as well as simpler, world of technology.
14 April 2017