How To Know When To Remove a Tree

A dead, diseased or damaged tree can pose lots of risks and so sometimes have to be removed. but how do you know when to do this? Most of the time people think the tree will recover on its own or it will just stay that way forever posing no harm, but these assumptions simply […]

The best Way to Water Your Trees – A Complete Guide

Watering is obviously a key aspect of keeping your trees and plants healthy and you can’t always rely on rainfall all year round. There’s definitely a correct way to water your trees and it can be quite tricky to do correctly so we’re going to look at how to water your trees the right way. […]

Trees to Avoid Planting in Your Garden and Why

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Following on from our previous article on trees you shouldn’t plant in your garden and why we shall now complete our list of pesky trees that should be avoided under most circumstances. Whilst this list may seem long, there are still so many trees and varieties that we would actively encourage you to plant and […]

How to Protect Your Property From Bushfires

There’s no doubt that living in or near the bush can be a wonderful and peaceful way of life, but as we have seen recently (and not just in Australia) bushfires are incredibly dangerous and formidable forces of nature. Obviously, not all bushfires can be stopped, but avoiding starting one would help. If there is […]

Trees to Avoid Planting in Your Garden and Why

Your garden and most specifically your trees can add a lot of beauty and value to your home. They help the environment, can look beautiful, provide shade, be a haven for wildlife and some can flower seasonally. Some, however, can be proverbial pain. They can require a lot of care and maintenance and even be […]

Tree Lopping Definitions: Removal v Lopping v Pruning, a Complete Guide

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A lot of the time these terms are seen as interchangeable, but when you think about it there are obviously big differences. Tree loppers seems to be an all-inclusive description of some type of tree resizing by qualified arborists, but in reality, lopping is different from pruning which are both obviously different from complete tree […]

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 […]