Caring for Trees

Limbs That Loom Large: Are Large Trees Dangerous?

9 January 2020
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Do you have a large tree, such as a gum tree, on your property that towers over your home? Are you worried that it might become a danger to you in the near future? Although large doesn't always mean dangerous, you do need to be aware of what could be dangerous when it comes to bigger-than-average trees. In some cases, a large tree can spring a deadly surprise. The Risks of Large Limbs Over a Home Read More …

Necessary Steps to Consider When Hiring a Tree Removal Company

7 January 2020
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Tree removal has significant risks that require you to hire the most qualified contractor for the job. You need to evaluate all the risks that accompany the tree removal job. If you think that it is a complex task that carries significant concerns, then the best solution is to hire someone who has the skills, experience and legal provisions to complete tree removal.   The following steps can guide you in getting the right service provider. Read More …

Fly Away, Flying Foxes: How to Discourage Bats from Nesting in Your Trees

30 December 2019
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It can be beautiful to look out the window at night and see flying foxes making their way across the dark sky. Sure, it's a wonderful sight, even somewhat majestic, but only because you're watching from a distance. It's far less wonderful when a colony of flying foxes decide to make their home in the trees on your property, with all the noise and mess that this entails. You don't want to hurt the poor creatures, but is there a way to politely (yet firmly) discourage them from staying? Read More …

A Hollow Existence: The Importance of Preserving Tree Hollows

26 December 2019
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How old are the trees on your property? It might be nearly impossible to guess, but given the growth speed of a tree, a significant tree might have been there for a surprising amount of time, predating the construction of your home or even your entire neighbourhood. But still, it's a tree on your property, and sometimes they need to be pruned and lopped. Before you start making plans, you need to check to see whether the tree is living a hollow existence—as in, does it have a hollow somewhere in its trunk? Read More …

Four Ways Trees Around Your Home Can Benefit Your Health

26 December 2019
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If you are looking to decorate your property, add some trees to the landscape. Trees are not just beautiful; they are also beneficial to your health in a number of ways. And, if you purchase your trees from a local wholesale nursery, you can buy them at a good size. That way, you won't have to wait too long to reap the health benefits they will soon begin to provide. Read More …