Two Reasons to Consult an Arborist Before Cutting Down a Tree in Your Garden

If you're thinking about cutting down one of the trees in your garden, you should consult an arborist before you take out the chainsaw. Read on to find out why. You could end up incurring a hefty fine if you accidentally cut down a native tree In some states, there are very strict rules regarding the removal of native trees. In these states, members of the public are not usually allowed to cut down native trees (even if these trees are located on their private properties) without first seeking and obtaining the permission of their local council. Read More 

4 Important Factors to Consider when Building a Shed on Land With a Tree Stump

Building a shed in an area where a tree stump is located poses several challenges. While it is possible to build a structure over a tree stump, you do need to consider several factors before proceeding. The Size of the Stump Small stumps of several inches should not prove too difficult to remove with a spade and some elbow grease. A stump of 10 inches in diameter, on the other hand, will prove more difficult. Read More 

Factors That Could Influence Tree Removal Costs

There are a number of reasons why you may find yourself consulting a tree removal service. There are even more reasons that could influence how much you pay for tree removal. Dead trees, drying trees, storm damaged trees and trees that are causing root damage or an obstruction, are often removed to improve safety, appeal, function or simply prevent a feud with the neighbours. If you have such a tree and you are worried about the cost of removing it from your property, read on to find out which factors could have a bearing on the price you pay. Read More 

Pruning Citrus Trees to Ensure Optimal Production

Your plans of planting a citrus tree may encounter a hard hit if you do not grasp enough knowledge on the proper pruning techniques involved with the tree. Pruning is a vital procedure and is all that is required to maintain a citrus tree in a healthy and productive state. The process is totally different from pruning other types of fruit trees for two major reasons. First, citrus trees have a stronger wood than other fruit trees and are less likely to break when subjected to heavy loads. Read More 

Determining If the Time For Tree Removal Is Nigh

Despite the kerb appeal that trees add to your landscape, they can eventually develop disease or start to die and need to be uprooted. However, some homeowners make the mistake of holding on to the trees or longer than they should, which can lead them to become a potential risk to your property. Other than having routine professional maintenance by an arborist, there are several measures that you should take to ensure that your tree is in good condition. Read More