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Various Ways Damaged Roots Can Affect Your Tree

When it comes to tree care and maintenance, some homeowners may assume that minor problems can easily be handled as a DIY project in an attempt to save on costs. One of the more common complaints homeowners have is overgrown tree roots that may be encroaching on their retaining walls, underground piping and more. To counter this, you may consider mowing down these roots to shorten them or hacking them off to reduce their size. Read More 

When Pooping Calls for Pruning: 5 Ways to Stop the Birds in Your Driveway Tree from Pooping on Your Car

Birds and trees come in pairs. Where ever there are trees, there are bound to be birds. In most cases, this combination makes for a pleasant environment. Not only do you benefit from a tree's shade, air-cooling abilities and beauty, but you also get to enjoy the animals they attract, like squirrels and birds. Trees by driveways, however, are seldom synonymous with tranquillity due to the mess that rains down on your car throughout the year. Read More 

When You’re Stumped by Termites: Why Leaving a Stump in Your Yard Is an Invitation to Termites

Above ground, dead tree stumps can appear quite innocuous, especially if they are out of the way in a corner somewhere. However, below ground, it's a different story, especially if you live in Australia, where the hot and humid climate is ideal for the most voracious of wood eating pests around, the Formosan or subterranean termite. Of the approximately 300 species of termites that call Australia home, this species is the most feared. Read More 

Answering Some Commonly Asked Questions About Tree Stump Grinding

Tree stump grinding can be necessary if you've had a tree trimmed but didn't have the stump removed at the same time or if a tree collapsed and needed to be cut down. Whatever your reasons for needing tree stump grinding, note a few commonly asked questions about this service, and then discuss your needs with a landscaper so you know what's involved in the service. What is the difference between stump grinding and removal? Read More 

Garden Fixes: 3 Improvements You Should Make

In a country like Australia with beautiful weather, it feels good to have a well-kept garden.  It gives you an outdoor space that you can enjoy as your own private slice of nature. Unfortunately, as daily life gets busier and busier, it seems that gardens are one of the first things to be neglected.  However, there are a couple of garden tasks that could be completed quickly and easily, vastly improving the appearance of your garden with very little effort. Read More