Three Suggestions For Keeping Your Outdoor Plants Healthy In Winter

Winter has arrived in Australia and the overnight temps are starting to edge closer to zero. As a first-time homeowner, you want to make sure that your gardens don't suffer any cold or frost damage, but you are not sure how to care for your outdoor plants during this time of year. Here are three suggestions to help make sure that your outdoor plants thrive rather than die over the colder winter months. [Read More]

Essential PPE List for Tree Workers

Working with trees and tree care equipment can be dangerous work. This is why tree care services usually buy personal protective equipment (PPE) for their workers. If you're contemplating taking up a career as a tree arborist, it is important to know about these PPE.  Check out this list of essential PPE required for people working in the tree service industry.  Protective Clothing If you're going to work as an arborist, then you'll have to dress up well for the job. [Read More]

Snap, Rustle and Drop: Why Trees Drop Limbs Without Warning

Trees drop or shed twigs and branches all the time. However, people usually don't notice until a larger branch falls off a tree. Branches drop for no apparent reason, and this means you should always be watchful when walking under large trees. For instance, in January of 2018, a man collided with a falling tree branch in Bendigo, Victoria, while driving. The branch that caused the accident fell without warning. [Read More]

Two reasons to hire an arborist to remove a tree stump from your property

If there is a tree stump on your property that you would like to remove, it is best to find an arborist who specialises in stump grinding to carry out this job on your behalf instead of trying to do it yourself. Read on to find out why. It's much safer than doing it yourself Attempting to remove a tree stump without the assistance or supervision of a professional arborist is extremely dangerous. [Read More]