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Family Tree: Can a New Tree be Planted Where Another Once Stood?

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In the early 1990s, Australian backyards began to shrink, leaving less room for trees and gardens, let alone the kid’s trampoline. Now with backyards often smaller than 50 metres squared, tree-planting space is at a premium. If you have recently had a dead, wounded or diseased tree removed from your backyard, you no doubt miss the shade and privacy it once provided you with.  While it is feasible to plant a new tree on the site of an old one, there are a few things you should take into consideration before deciding upon a course of action. Read More»

Little Known Ways That Tree Lopping Is Beneficial

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When considering tree services, there are three main ways that arborists can help you. These include pruning of your tree, lopping your tree and complete tree removal. Tree lopping and tree pruning are similar in the sense that they both involve the trimming of your tree. However, tree lopping differs from pruning in that lopping is much more severe. Instead of simply cutting a few twigs and leaves to maintain the appearance of your tree, lopping would involve cutting off large sections for a specific purpose. Read More»

Some Reasons Why It May Be Better to Have a Tree Removed Than Just Trimmed

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Removing a tree from your property can be a difficult decision as trees can enhance the view of your property, provide privacy, and make a property seem more relaxing. They can also guard against soil erosion since the roots hold moisture in place. However, there are times when it’s better to have a tree removed altogether rather than just simply trimmed: 1. When the roots are threatening the property Roots can wrap around plumbing pipes or nestle up against a home’s foundation and cause the materials to crack and suffer leaks and other damage. Read More»