What To Do if a Neighbour’s Tree is Affecting You

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Trees can be a common problem between neighbours and can often be the source of a real dispute and bad feeling. However, there are definitely certain ways to approach this situation and there are some things that you can do legally if you’re unable to reach a solution. You should definitely approach your neighbour calmly […]

What Is a Consulting Arborist and What Do They Do?

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Many people ask what an arborist is, what does it take to become one and what they do. There is a huge difference between arborists and gardeners or even landscapers. Arborists are fully qualified in all aspects or Arboriculture, which is the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody […]

The Best Trees for Shade

The Best Trees to Plant for Shade in Australia Trees are important to our gardens for so many reasons, and we all know how important they are to the planet. Each variety of tree has particular benefits and characteristics, and some of them can be very beneficial to you and your garden, and others less […]

The Benefits of Mulching, the Process and How it Helps Your Trees and Plants

What is Mulching? Mulching is generally used to save water, suppress weeds and improve the soil around plants and trees, but it also gives your garden a neat, tidy appearance and can reduce the amount of time spent on watering and weeding. Mulches help soil retain moisture in summer, rain to penetrate the soil in […]

How To Make a Sick Tree Healthy Again and What to do When Your Tree is Dying


Do you think one of your trees is dying or in poor health? Is it suffering from some of these obvious symptoms like weak branches snapping, excessive leaf drop, sap oozing from the trunk, signs of borers (insects), trunk decay, loss of colour, excessive leaning or peeling bark? If your tree is suffering one or […]

Common Tree Problems and How to Fix Them

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Common Tree Problems and How to Fix Them – 5 Easy Solutions to Tree Issues Compacted Soil This is an easy one to spot and to remedy. Most tree roots are within 12 to 18 inches of the surface and are usually spread out equivalent to the canopy so this area is where compacted soil […]

What are the Benefits of Stump Grinding?

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What are the Benefits of Stump Grinding and is Better to Remove the Stump? Once you have had a tree removed completely (which is the first stage), you are then left to decide if you want the whole thing removed or not. Obviously, this involves more expense, but there is a lot more to it […]

Benefits of Regular Tree Pruning

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Benefits of Regular Tree Pruning and How it Helps Health and Longevity If you have a large garden with trees and shrubs then regular pruning is an absolute necessity. You might think that plants will take care of themselves but there are so many other factors regardless of the fact they might interfere with structures […]

Arborists or Gardener? What’s the Difference?


Blog Arborists or Gardener? What’s the Difference? Climbing and lopping trees is a risky and skilful business. Whilst most regular gardeners might say, “I can do that”, the reality is it’s a very well regulated and certificated industry for many good reasons. It not only requires skills, training, experience and often specialist equipment (like a […]