• November 5, 2020 in Tips & Advice

    The Complete Guide for Pruning Tree and Shrub Roots

    Roots should only be cut when absolutely necessary. If you plan to dig and transplant a tree, you can encourage the growth of feeder roots with pruning. Other reasons to prune a trees roots are;

    • Your tree is growing dangerously close to your home
    • If the tree is growing too large for the space it’s in
    • A potted shrub has outgrown its tub

    It’s essential to understand that it’s possible to severely damage a tree, if the roots are not cut correctly. This could lead on to your tree needing to be removed entirely. So, always consult with your local Brisbane arborist before you decide to prune your trees roots.

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  • November 5, 2020 in Tips & Advice

    5 Common Warning Signs a Tree is Dying

    If you love to be in the garden, taking care of your greenery. It can be tough to see a grand old tree taking a turn for the worse. Trees are beautiful, stoic members of the natural habitat, but they can often get sick like us and eventually succumb to old age.

    Weather conditions also play a part in the health of trees. Over time, excessive wind and rain can start to loosen roots and even push trees over. It’s important to consult an expert arborist, if you notice signs of poor health in your trees. Here’s what to look out for, so you know when to consult with your local Brisbane tree services.

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  • October 26, 2020 in Tips & Advice

    Avoid these 7 Tree Pruning Mistakes for a Happy, Healthy Tree

    At some stage of the year, your trees will need pruning to stop them becoming unruly. While it’s possible to prune small trees yourself, larger trees should be pruned by qualified Arborists so you don’t risk endangering or possibly killing off your tree.

    Alongside possibly damaging your tree, you can endanger yourself or others by not pruning your tree correctly. If you struggle with tree pruning, call in your local expert arborists in Brisbane. Here are 7 common tree pruning mistakes to avoid;
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  • July 1, 2020 in Tips & Advice

    5 Common Tree Problems and Solutions

    Trees are living organisms and can fall ill just like the rest of us. They need to be given regular care to keep them from falling victim to pests, illnesses, over growth and weather damage. Regular tree pruning is advised to keep branches in check and this can be a time when you check for any other signs of ill health.

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  • March 31, 2020 in Tips & Advice

    How to Restore a Sick Tree Back to Health

    Is your tree displaying any other following symptoms of poor tree health? * Branch die-back, * Excessive leaf drop, * Excessive bark peeling off, * Healthy branches snapping in calm conditions, * Borer attack,  * Sap oozing from the trunk, * Excessive lean developing, * Decay in the trunk.  If so, there’s a good chance your tree is stressed and needs your help.

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  • October 23, 2019 in Tips & Advice

    What are the Processes and Benefits of Mulching?

    Mulching is a gardening technique which is beneficial for plants and trees. Mulch is made up from a mix of bark, wood chips, leaves and other organic material. It is spread across soiled areas to help retain moisture, increase the soil microorganisms, regulate the temperature of root zones and to improve the look of an area.

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  • October 23, 2019 in Tips & Advice

    Here’s What You Need to Consider When Removing a Tree in Your Yard

    Having a garden is one of life’s little pleasures, but like with everything it comes with stresses. If you love gardening, you’ll probably be out in the garden a lot looking after your blooming greenery. Tree’s on the other hand are big and quite complex, meaning it’s a good idea to get professional arborists in to advise on the care of your trees.
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  • September 25, 2019 in Tips & Advice

    Three Causes of Canopy Thinning and What You Can Do About it

    While having a professional arborist in to prune your trees and keep them from growing too thick is advised, at some point in your trees life, you may actually notice the opposite and the canopy has totally thinned out to an unnatural state (just like a human going bald!).

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  • September 19, 2019 in Tips & Advice

    Regular Tree Pruning is an Investment in Their Health and Longevity

    Tree pruning in Brisbane is a regular and essential maintenance procedure if you want your trees to be happy and healthy. While you might think to take on this procedure yourself, be aware that hacking randomly at your trees could actually shorten their life instead of extending it!  Tree trimming of larger trees yourself can also be extremely dangerous.

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  • August 27, 2019 in Tips & Advice

    First Impressions Count and Potential New Clients Will Love Walking Through Well-Kept Grounds

    If you own and run your own commercial business with land, doing the gardening may be at the bottom of the list of a million things you have to do to keep things running. But as you know, first impressions count and if your business has gardens attached to it or land surrounding it, the gardens will be the first thing clients notice as they walk through them into your office.

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