Small Tree, Big Problem: Removing Invasive Dwarf Umbrella Trees From Your Land

It's no secret that Australia suffers from extensive problems with invasive species, and these unwelcome plant and animal invaders can wreak havoc on the country's unique and isolated ecosystem if left unchecked. One example, the dwarf umbrella tree (Schefflera arboricola), a small and unassuming shrub, but even a single tree can quickly grow into a damaging and dangerous infestation. Why should I remove dwarf umbrella trees from my land? Dwarf umbrella trees have a number of properties that, while beneficial to the tree itself, can make them a tenacious and hardy pest plant: [Read More]

How to Not Feel So Bad About Having a Tree Removed

A beautiful shade-providing tree on your property is like a good friend. You see them every day and they are always there come rain or shine providing you with a fiery display in autumn, sweet-scented (mostly) air in spring, and a rich green canopy in summer. However, no matter how much you enjoy looking at them or enjoying their shade on hot summer days, you can't stand idly by while they tear up your driveway or invade your water pipes. [Read More]

Tips for tidying up your garden

A lot of people find garden maintenance a bit intimidating, believing it to be something that only the naturally green-thumbed can do well. However, you don't need to be a botanical genius to create a neat and tidy outdoor space. If you're keen to whip your garden into shape but aren't quite sure where to begin, the following advice should be of use to you.  Look after your outdoor furniture [Read More]

Some Questions to Ask a Tree Lopping Service

Tree lopping is almost always best done by a professional company. Cutting and trimming branches is often more dangerous than you may assume, as those branches can fall in any direction and cause property damage or injury to those below. If you don't trim or lop a tree properly, you can also cause damage to its growth and see your tree start to die away. When you do call a tree lopping service, note a few questions you might want to ask them so you know they're the right company for the job. [Read More]