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How pruning helps to enhance the growth and shape of your trees

Pruning trees helps them grow and makes them stronger. With regular pruning they’ll likely require less maintenance to keep them healthy, as they get older too. Trees can be a costly investment so you want to make sure you give them the best possible chance of thriving! A young tree is vulnerable to the elements […]


5 trees suitable to plant in your SEQ backyard 

Planting trees in your garden can add a lot of value to your lifestyle and home. Considering the SEQ sub-tropical climate, some trees are more suitable than others. There are issues such as leaf and branch drop, maintenance requirements, size and shade that they will offer. With this in mind, here are 5 trees suitable […]


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Managing pests and diseases in your trees

Protecting trees from pests and diseases is key to keeping them healthy. Fungal diseases and insect pests can damage leaves, shoots and crows which can reduce the growth of trees, impact their condition and if severe enough – cause them to die. Knowing how to spot the signs of pests of diseases is critical for […]


How to build a S’mores worthy fire-pit for your outdoor space this winter.

An outdoor fire pit will see you hosting flamin’ hot gatherings and toasting marshmallows with the kids all throughout winter! Nothing screams winter like a fire pit.  With kids these days spending so much time indoors, a fire-pit is the perfect way to entice them outside and make some memories! You’ll be happy to know […]


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Changes to land clearing laws in QLD

Queensland’s land clearing laws have been tightened this year, but what does that mean for you? It is important that landowners are aware of the changes to vegetation management laws if you intend to clear vegetation on your property. Vegetation management controls that were scrapped in 2013 have been reinstated to minimise the potential for […]



The best veggies to plant this Autumn (QLD)

Autumn makes for a great veggie planting month in QLD. Autumn means dry, sunny days and cooler nights, making it a perfect season for many fruits and veggie patches, planting vegetables, home grown, herb garden to flourish! The summer rain means soil is moist making it a perfect to support new plants. As well as […]


Winter care for fruit trees

Winter care for fruit trees

Fruit trees rest in winter to rejuvenate, and this is the perfect opportunity to pamper them. Think of it as a ‘spring clean’, just in a different season for fruit trees! Although fruit growth may slow down, the care for your trees certainly doesn’t! Winter is the perfect time to get rid of unwanted pests, […]



Pesky weeds in your not so perfect lawn? How to rid the weeds once and for all

Do you spend more time battling weeds than doing anything else in your garden? Weeds crop up everywhere; in your lawn, your plants and your paths – they can be relentless and are an unsightly addition to your garden! Different types of weeds require different types of weed killer. Knowing your weeds means you can […]


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Is your property storm ready?

With storm season in full swing, it’s time to think about whether you are appropriately prepared! Queensland storms can be severe, and the aftermath can involve a lengthy clean up mission, including cleaning up fallen trees and debris. There are simple measures you may not have thought of that will significantly minimise the impact a […]



How to clean you garden palms

Palm trees add a tropical look to your home, making them perfect for the Queensland climate! Most palms are self cleaning, meaning they shed their seed pods and fronds without any assistance, but not all are and without cleaning them they can quickly become a messy eyesore. Problems with unpruned palms Un-pruned palms can cause […]


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How to prevent termites on your property after removal of old trees

Often when trees are cut down their stumps are left behind – which is very attractive to termites. Trees are removed for many reasons; they may have fallen in a storm, or perhaps they are constantly dropping leaves onto a driveway or into the gutter and you’re tired of the constant cleanup. Yes, it is […]



Have you got old tree stumps on your property? Why you need to get rid of them.

Do you have an old tree stump in your garden that you haven’t taken much notice of, or just left it, as it doesn’t appear to be doing any harm? Well that seemingly harmless stump may prove to be problematic down the track, here are several reasons why you should consider having it removed: Tree […]



Spring Garden Maintenance

Spring in Australia is a welcomed and pleasant time of the year.  The onset of spring not only brings forth great weather throughout the country but flora, plants, and wonderful colours come into bloom. Gardening makes its comeback in Spring as a popular recreational activity amongst Aussie Gardeners with the climate being comfortable and the […]


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Choosing plants best suited for a low maintenance garden

Australia is a privileged country that is blessed with a wide and varied landscape, pleasant moderate weather and an abundance of diverse native flora and fauna. Gardening is a popular recreational activity amongst Australians of all ages and backgrounds. We take advantage of what our land and environment have to offer to add an aesthetically […]


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Dealing with pests in the garden

Love them or hate them, unfortunately bugs and pests are a part of every garden on this planet we call ‘earth’. Some bugs are very destructive while others can actually be beneficial to your garden. Most bugs will come and go through the seasons and providing you have a relatively heathy garden that attracts birds […]


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Trees Can Become Troublesome

Trees are an essential part of life and nature. Trees not only absorb harmful gases such as carbon dioxide, but they also release oxygen. Did you know that two mature trees can release enough oxygen to supply a family of four for an entire year? There are endless examples of why trees are so important. […]


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Purchasing the best Firewood

Winter is sweeping its cold winds all across Queensland and for the lucky few who have a traditional fireplace, it is a perfect excuse to gather around and enjoy the soothing warmth a natural fire can provide.  So what do you need to note when purchasing the best firewood? Firstly, don’t be caught out this […]


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How to Relocate Mature Trees

Do you have a tree that has grown in a bothersome spot or outgrown its location but you do not want to cut it down or you simply think the plant would look better in a different location? Then relocation could be the answer for you.  But how do you relocate mature trees? What may […]


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The Benefits of Tree Pruning Prior to Autumn

You may have noticed from the cooler night air, the falling leaves and an abundance of change in seasonal fruit and vegetables, the summer is over and autumn is now upon us. With this in mind, we thought it would be a splendid time to discuss the benefits of pruning your favourite trees, plants and […]


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Trees to avoid planting to close to buildings or boundaries in Queensland

An excellent way to liven up any bare property is by planting trees & shrubs around the home or as a border to add extra privacy to your home; however, there are some trees, shrubs and plants to avoid planting to close to buildings or boundaries in Queensland to prevent hours of maintenance or even worse, […]


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