3 Common Tree Diseases in Australia
19 May 2016
Tree disease can lead to deterioration, disfiguration and death, something that could have a huge impact on your landscape. Calling in a tree specialist is often the only solution. A professional can optimise the health of your landscape and remove infected trees to stop the disease from spreading. Here are three common diseases that affect trees in Australia and the symptoms to watch out for.
1. Pink disease
Stem canker — a disease characterised by fungus on tree stems and twigs — can be caused by Erythricium salmonicolor, an organism that produces a tree condition called pink disease.
Choosing material for your wooden deck
18 April 2016
Building a deck is a fairly simple way to up the value of your house, while also creating a spot for you and your family to relax in. There are many considerations you need to take when planning to build a deck, but one of the most important ones is what material you want to use. The material decides the qualities of your deck, as well as it decides how much maintenance you need to put down on your deck continuously.
Simple ways to overhaul your garden
13 April 2016
Most people like the idea of having a beautiful garden in which to entertain guests on summer evenings, and lounge about in on warm sunny mornings. However, not everyone has the time or the inclination to devote hours of their week to tending to their garden. The good news is that creating and maintaining an aesthetically-pleasing outdoor space doesn't require as much time and effort as you may think. Here, we share a few easy ways to spruce up your garden.
Stumped: How to Remove a Tree Using a Chainsaw
12 April 2016
There are two methods which can be used to fell a tree. You can either use an axe or handsaw along with some brute force, or you can use a chainsaw. A chainsaw will complete the job with greater speed and less effort than swinging an axe all afternoon. However, if the proper techniques are not used, chainsaws and falling trees can present a serious hazard.
Before you fire up the chainsaw, you should take a good look at the tree in question.