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3 Species Of Tree You Should Keep Your Toddler Away From

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Species Of Tree You Should Keep Your Toddler Away From

If you have trees in your garden, make sure you know what species they are. Some trees are poisonous, and this can put curious toddlers at risk when playing in the garden. Here’s an overview of three species of tree you should keep your toddler away from: Eucalyptus The leaves and bark of the eucalyptus tree can cause vomiting and diarrhoea, which can quickly cause dehydration in young children. It’s unlikely your child will ingest a large quantity, but it’s worth knowing that eating a large quantity of eucalyptus leaves can...

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Cypress Canker – How To Save Your Trees

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cypress Canker – How To Save Your Trees

A row of cypress trees in your garden can be both aesthetically pleasing and functional.  Fast-growing specimens, such as Leylandii, are very useful for providing screening and hedging, and other species can add evergreen colour and elegant form to a winter landscape.  Although cypress trees are generally hardy and disease-resistant, they can be susceptible to a disease called cypress canker.  So what is cypress canker and how can your tree services company help to tackle it? What is cypress canker? If your trees rapidly begin...

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Preparing Your Trees for Storms: What You Need to Know

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preparing Your Trees for Storms: What You Need to Know

While there’s no nationwide storm season, Australia can get more than its fair share of extreme weather. A general rule of thumb is to prepare for the possibility of bad weather during the summer cyclone season. While it’s the northern parts of the country that will be in the direct path of any cyclone that makes it to land, weather systems across much of the country can be still be affected. It can be prudent to get into the habit of preparing the trees in your garden for extreme weather so that they don’t cause damage. So...

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When Is It Time to Call an Arborist?

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When Is It Time to Call an Arborist?

An arborist is a tree specialist, someone who knows about different varieties and species of trees and who can also diagnose problems trees may be experiencing with growth, damage, and the like. You may hesitate to call an arborist when you notice problems with your tree, assuming that the tree just needs to be removed once it starts to wither. However, an arborist can tell you how to salvage the tree, if it can be saved in the first place. Note when it’s good to call an arborist for a tree on your property rather than just scheduling...

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What is ornamental grass?

Posted by on Mar 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What is ornamental grass?

If you are currently looking for more greenery to add to your garden, you might consider adding ornamental grass. These types of grasses include bushes and plants that provide beautiful colour and texture in any outdoor space. They also provide a variety of other benefits, from adding shade to your yard, to having plants that don’t rely on blooms. Fill Spaces With Fountain Grasses When you have empty spaces in your yard, it is sometimes difficult to choose what types of plants, flowers, or bushes to use. An easy thing to do is make good...

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The Upsides of Tree Lopping

Posted by on Mar 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Upsides of Tree Lopping

Almost every homeowner is aware that trees can add great functional and aesthetic value to any residential property. While so many homeowners might consider tree lopping to be destructive because it entails cutting off certain sections of a tree, it is sometimes prudent to lop the trees in your home garden. Here are a couple of good reasons to explain why tree lopping is not a bad practice as many homeowners might think.     Protect your property from damage. Apart from ensuring that your garden area stays safe, tree lopping can...

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Residential Landscaping: Options for Tree Stump Removal

Posted by on Mar 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Residential Landscaping: Options for Tree Stump Removal

If you are planning on improving your residential landscape, it is critical to eliminate tree stumps. These tree remains are an eyesore and will interfere with the visual appeal of your yard. In addition, stumps are tripping hazards, and they will take up useful landscape space in your home. Ideally, you should engage a tree removal company for the stump elimination task. However, with a few tools and chemical supplies, you might be able to perform the work without expert assistance. Regardless of your choice, here are the primary techniques...

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When A Tree Should Be Removed

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When A Tree Should Be Removed

It can be hard to imagine your garden without that beautiful, mature tree that’s been providing you with such pleasure for many years.  However, there may come a time when you need to remove the tree for the safety of your property and of those enjoying your garden.  Here are some reasons for considering the removal of a tree. Tree health and safety considerations Trees that are clearly dead, appear unhealthy, or have been severely storm damaged should be removed immediately.  There’s a very real risk that trees in...

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Tips for Building a Raised Flower Bed With Treated Pine Sleepers

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips for Building a Raised Flower Bed With Treated Pine Sleepers

The curb appeal of your home is something that factors into the overall value of your property. This means that you need to carefully choose the landscaping designs that you want to add. A raised flower bed can be a great addition to your yard and can be constructed using affordable treated pine sleepers. Pine sleepers are designed to be durable and are treated specifically to endure the outside elements. Before you begin installing a raised flower bed, it is important that you are aware of helpful tips that can make the process simpler....

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What Homeowners Need to Consider When It Comes to Tree Removal on Their Property

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Homeowners Need to Consider When It Comes to Tree Removal on Their Property

Getting a tree removed from your property is often a difficult decision, as trees can make a yard seem homey and inviting and provide a nice view, versus looking out and seeing the street, storefronts, or even a neighbor’s yard. In some areas, having mature trees on your property may even increase your property value or the likelihood of being able to resell your home. When it comes to getting a tree removed, you want to make this decision carefully and to know what’s involved, so note the following. 1. Consider the cost of...

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