When Trees Bring Pests and Possums: How Trees Can Provide Pests with Access to Your Home

24 February 2017
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In the right location, a healthy tree can add to the value of your home. However, trees do require maintenance as they are constantly growing. If left to their own devices and not trimmed each season in order to control and limit their growth, some tree species may offer you more than just shade, cool air, and fruit. Sometimes, they might bring unwanted guests. Possums If you don't grow veggies or fruit in your garden, then possums probably don't pose much of a threat to your peace of mind. Read More 

What to Do With a Hazardous Tree

22 November 2016
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For the most part, trees are very low on the list of things Australians consider to be dangerous. Unlike venomous spiders and snakes, trees are a static and often times beautiful part of this country's natural landscape, adding as much character to its many world-class national parks as it does to suburban households and town gardens. Despite this, falling trees and tree branches do unfortunately account for a number of injuries and even fatalities in Australia every year. Read More 

Tips On Getting Rid Of A Leylandii Hedge

10 November 2016
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Leylandii hedges can be useful if you want to create a privacy screen to shield your property from neighbouring gardens or from a busy street.  However, Leylandii are fast-growing and can become extremely tall very quickly.  A tall, dense hedge can create so much shade that nothing will grow nearby.  If you want to get rid of a very large unwanted Leylandii hedge, you should contact your local tree services contractor for help. Read More 

Recycled Tree Stumps: How to Use a Tree Stump to Grow a Garden

29 October 2016
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If you have recently had a tree removed from your yard, you may be wondering what to do with the stump. In many cases, tree stumps are tripping hazards and eyesores that take up valuable space in your yard while attracting pests like carpenter ants. However, if you currently grow vegetables and fruit in your yard, and plan on extending your garden, your tree stump could actually be beneficial to any plants you might add to its vicinity. Read More 

Pine Patrol: What Are Radiata Pines, And Why Should I Remove Them From My Land?

29 July 2016
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Weeds come in all shapes and sides, especially in Australia, and while a graceful, towering pine tree may not look like an unwelcome addition to the local wildlife, they certainly can be. The radiata pine (Pinus radiata), also known as the Monterey pine, is a useful lumber tree grown extensively in plantations across Australia, but stray trees and seedlings that start growing on your land can cause a wealth of problems.  Read More