Tips & Advice


  • June 26, 2019 in Tips & Advice

    Pruning, Watering and Fertilising – How Often Should You be Doing this to Keep a Tree Healthy?

    Having lush vegetation in your yard is a dream for some and a nightmare for others. If you love to be out in the garden taking care of your greenery, looking after the trees, shrubs ground covers and grasses in your yard will be great fun. Others might find this type of work a chore but luckily there are professional tree services in Brisbane you can call to give you a hand.

    If you have the time and inclination, there are a few simple ways you can look after the health of the trees in your yard. Trees are pretty tough and survived well before we started to look after them and still do pretty well on their own out in forests, but unfortunately suburban trees face a lot of added stressors that their bushland or forest cousins don’t have to endure, so here are some top tips to give your trees a healthy boost.

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  • June 4, 2019 in Services, Tips & Advice

    It’s Important to Maintain Tree Stumps in Your Yard, But Which Method is Right for You?

    You may have had a tree fall in your yard or a tree has been cut and a stump has been left behind. Either way, you’re left with two options to ask your professional arborist to; grind the stump down or totally remove the stump. Removing or grinding your tree stump down is essential to improve the aesthetics of your yard, improve sanitation and eliminate trip hazards.

    Stump grinding and stump removal both have their pros and cons and you have to weigh them up to see which is most beneficial for you. If left unattended too long, your tree stump will start to decay attracting pests like termites, beetles and carpenter ants. Contact your local tree lopper in Brisbane today to assist you with your tree stump.
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  • September 24, 2018 in News, Tips & Advice

    How to avoid paying hefty fines for tree removal

    Tree removals and tree lopping are best carried out by professionals with strong knowledge and public liability insurance.

    They should also only be done with local council approval and permission. But as these 2 residents found out, the price to pay is heavy when you act without proper approvals. Read More >

  • April 4, 2018 in Services, Tips & Advice

    Arborist or Tree Lopper – What’s the difference?

    “Arborists and Tree Loppers are all the same, aren’t they? What’s in a name?”  When it comes to Arboriculture, quite a lot: training, skills, knowledge, experience to name but a few.  An Arborist has undertaken training and studies that focus on trees and plants from a health and safety perspective.  When you engage qualified Arborist, you are getting the wealth of this training and experience to provide you with advice on what to do now and how this will affect your trees in the future. Read More >

  • February 27, 2018 in Services, Tips & Advice

    Should home septic treatment system sprinklers be located close to large trees?

    No!   

    Unless you want your septic system to be overrun with roots, blockages and potential damage to the pipes.  The nutrient rich wastewater would only encourage the trees roots system to grow at a faster rate than normal which can cause problems.  Depending on what pathogens or chemicals are used in your septic system you also have the potential to negatively impact your trees.

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  • February 7, 2018 in Tips & Advice

    How to pack a storm emergency kit

    One of the best ways to weather any storm is to firstly be prepared for the storm. After you’ve followed our 5 ways to be storm ready, you will need to ensure you have a storm emergency kit packed for whenever a storm hits. Read More >

  • February 7, 2018 in Tips & Advice

    5 ways to be storm ready this storm season in Brisbane

    Storms may be spectacular but they can also be quite devastating. South East Queensland and Brisbane are no strangers to storms and although we enjoy most of the year storm free, it’s important to be prepared for storm season. It’s the main season for property damage and it’s also important to keep your family and pets safe! Read More >

  • January 22, 2018 in Tips & Advice

    How to get free native plants in Brisbane

    Did you know you can get free plants for your property? Brisbane City Council has a Free Native Plants Program that seeks to promote and foster local flora and fauna and it also boosts forestry across Brisbane City. Read More >

  • January 21, 2018 in Tips & Advice

    Get 4 free native plants if you live in these Brisbane suburbs

    Did you know you can get 4 native plants from Brisbane City Council absolutely free?

    It’s part of Council’s Free Native Plants Program and is a special offer from Council to make it that bit more easier to grow your garden and beautify your property. 

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  • January 8, 2018 in Services, Tips & Advice

    Tree Lopping – a definition

    When people need a tree to be removed, they usually search in Google for ‘tree removal’ but they also look for ‘tree lopping‘. They’re not quite the same thing (we’ll explain why) but people often use them interchangeably. So let’s look at the word LOP and see what it means. Read More >