Removing Trees on Property Lines: How Much Say Does Your Neighbour Have?

Much of the conflict in neighbour disputes over trees at the edge of one property involves branches and roots from a tree on one plot of land encroaching on a neighbouring property and causing problems. Stories abound about angry neighbours cutting branches that are hanging over their landscaping and attracting pests to rotting fruit, for example. An issue that doesn't get a lot of attention is what happens when the neighbour whose property the tree is on removes the tree to the annoyance of the owner of the adjacent property.

Weed Control Throughout the Year: A Guide

Weed management can be a difficult task, especially when trying to control the growth of weeds during different times of the year. However, by taking a few simple steps, you can make this process much easier. Read on to find out more. Spring Spring is a great time of year to start any weed management, as the weeds are just starting to grow. If you have areas on your lawn containing thick patches of weeds, it is good to cut these patches back once before applying any weed control products.

Removing a Tree to Improve Your View: How Easy Is It?

In some cases, tree removal is necessary to prevent a potential accident. If the tree was destabilised after extreme weather, or if it has diseased and dying limbs, then that removal might prove to be mandatory. But what about when a tree is perfectly healthy and is simply in an inconvenient position? Should you remove a tree to improve your view? The Relevance of Preservation Orders Established trees (both those on public and private land) can be subject to a preservation order, issued by your local council.

Ready for Landscaping? Why You Should Buy Your Plants From a Wholesale Nursery

If you're ready to landscape your new home, don't head to a retail store for your plants. Shop at a wholesale nursery instead. You might think retail stores are a better way to get the plants you need, but that's not the case. Buying plants from a retail store can actually cause problems that you might not have thought about. Here are just four of the benefits you'll enjoy when you buy your plants from a wholesale nursery.

5 Reasons to Prune Your Deciduous Trees in Winter

The Australian winter is warmer than most deciduous trees' natural habitats. But despite that, any deciduous trees on your property will still take the reduction in temperature as a cue to go into dormancy. And once your trees have shed their leaves, this is a great time to do some pruning.  Although most people do their tree pruning in spring and summer, pruning your tree in winter offers several important and useful benefits.