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Get to Know Your Local Trees

I'd always loved walking in forests and woodland areas, but I never really took the time to learn about the different species of tree — they all looked the same to me! That all changed when a relative gifted me a beautifully detailed book on local wildlife. From there, I was on a mission to learn all I could about trees, from oak to elm, beech to ash. I've set up this site to share my journey with you. Watch out for fun tree facts, tips on caring for trees on your property, and advice on tree planting and removal.


Good Reasons for a Tree to be Removed from Your Property

20 March 2023
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If you want to remove a tree on your property, you should check with your council regarding the regulations surrounding trees. An arborist can also help you unravel the rules. In the meantime, here's a general overview of what may be considered good reasons to remove a tree. Ask yourself the following questions.  Is a Tree Causing Property Damage? If a tree is growing too close to your house's foundation or is pushing against an in-ground pool or other structure, you may have a good chance of getting permission to cut it down. Read More …

Why Can’t You Keep A Tree That Has Died?

15 July 2022
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If you bought your house because of those gorgeous trees out back, the news that one of them has finally died is very sad. The usual advice for dealing with dead trees is to remove them, but if the tree still looks interesting or protects your home from afternoon sunlight, the idea of removing it might not be your favourite. If a tree is dead but still looking generally tree-like, why can't you keep it? Read More …

Tips for Removing Tree Branches Using Loppers

26 January 2022
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Do you have trees on your property? If you have plants, caring for them is essential for healthy development and lawn aesthetics. However, it is quite unfortunate that some property owners let tree branches grow in all directions until the plants become a safety hazard. One way to encourage healthy tree development is by trimming or removing excess or dead branches. However, you need the right tools for the task, with the most crucial device being a tree lopper. Read More …

Top Reasons You Shouldn’t Put Off Having Your Trees Pruned

16 September 2021
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If you have trees in your yard, then you should make it a point to have them pruned regularly. Of all of the different things that you have to do to take care of your yard and your home, it is easy to put off having your trees pruned since it might not actually seem like it's something really important for you to have done. However, you shouldn't put off tree pruning because it is more important than you might think for the reasons listed below. Read More …

4 Hacks That Will Keep Aquatic Weeds from Wreaking Havoc in Your Water Garden

9 June 2021
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Weeds can be a menace in your garden if left unattended. They tend to grow and spread rather easily. What's more, they will compete with your plants for space, nutrients, light and water, keeping them from flourishing. And since most weeds tend to be adapted to the areas they grow, getting rid of them is not always easy. That is why you must have the best techniques at hand to help you manage the weeds effectively throughout the year. Read More …