When Weakened Trunks Go Thunk: How to Tell If Your Tree's Trunk Is Weak

Are you concerned about the strength of your tree's trunk? Are you worried that it might not be able to withstand the coming thunderstorms that are so prevalent throughout Australia between September and March? Then you would be wise to perform a self-assessment before the worst of the weather arrives. Because trees in urban areas have little to nothing to protect them from high winds during storms, it is important that they possess strong and sturdy trunks. [Read More]

Six Reasons To Remove A Stump From Your Garden

If you've had to remove a tree due to storm damage, root growth or disease, it leaves an ugly stump in its wake. You then need to decide what to do with that. Here are four reasons why stump removal is a good option. Prevents Pest Infestation Decaying, rotting stumps provide the perfect undisturbed haven for wood-eating pests, such as termites, ants and beetles, to nest in. Over time, these insects can move on to other places: nearby sheds, patio furniture and eventually your home. [Read More]

Four Perfect Privacy Trees Which Grow Fast In Australian Gardens

Moving into a brand-new home in a brand-new estate is an exercise in excitement. Finally, you get a house built exactly the way you want it, and no one has had a chance to enjoy it before you. The only problem with moving into a new home is that you need to start from scratch when it comes to landscaping. Some building contracts include plants in their pricing, but others do not. [Read More]

Two Situations in Which You Should Not Cut Down a Tree Yourself

Whilst it is technically possible to cut down a tree by yourself (instead of hiring an arborist to do it), there are many situations in which attempting to do so could have disastrous consequences. Continue reading to learn about two specific situations in which it is not advisable to opt for the DIY approach to tree removal. The tree that needs to be removed is a coconut palm tree. If the tree that you need to remove is a coconut palm tree, you should not try to cut it down by yourself, but should instead hire a palm tree removalist to do it for you. [Read More]