The temperature is rising fast and it’s undoubtedly summertime! You prepare yourself for the ‘swelter season’ in many ways, but have you ever prepared your yard for summer? Don’t worry – most people don’t consider it, because it’s assumed that gardens just need a bit of extra watering and they’ll thrive no matter what the conditions. That’s not technically true though and the harsh summer conditions can dramatically impact most species of trees and plants. Thankfully, there’s plenty you can
Even the most experienced home gardeners recognise the need to call in a certified arborist for heavy pruning and tree lopping. That’s because even if they themselves skilled horticulturists, they understand there are a number of safety risks of DIY, as well as a huge number of benefits of working with a professional. It might seem so easy to grab some shears and start trimming until your tree or shrub looks neater, but this is definitely the wrong way to
This article is part two of ‘You’ve Heard Of Pruning, But What About Pruning Tree Roots Pt1’. Part one outlined what root pruning is and what it’s used for, as well as how air and light pruning works and why. Now we look at: Pruning roots of larger trees When pruning the roots of older trees, or a larger variety of tree that’s unable to be removed from the ground, you’ll need to use an entirely new set of rules.
Now that the winter chill is receding, it’s time to get some work done in the garden before it starts to get too hot. In this article, we’ll look at the things you can do to spring clean your garden to get it ready for summer entertaining, the seasons weather and beyond. Start planting Now (September to October) is the perfect time of year to get those tree and shrub saplings, as well as plant seedlings, in the ground. The
Pruning is a very common chore that both experienced and inexperienced gardeners undertake each year. Pruning and lopping can both be extremely good for your trees, if you do the job the right way, at the right time. Your trees end up thriving, with fresh, new growth appearing where you want it. Did you know though, that pruning, or lopping doesn’t only include trimming branches, but also roots? That’s right – you can trim your tree or shrub roots when
If you search online for tree pruning or tree trimming advice – especially Brisbane tree pruning and maintenance – you’ll likely come across a heap of articles telling you to always prune your trees in mid-to-late winter. This advice is generally correct; however, you might still be doing more harm than good if you don’t do it right or if you are pruning trees that don’t need pruning in the first place. To help you out, we’ve compiled an easy-to-follow