Making Your Trees Safe and Inviting for Your KidsMaking Your Trees Safe and Inviting for Your Kids

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Making Your Trees Safe and Inviting for Your Kids

When many people talk about trees, they talk about pruning them or blocking their roots from hitting sidewalks or other things. I rarely hear anyone talk about making their trees more hospitable for their kids. Hi, my name is Gina. I am the mum of four sons, and if they couldn't climb the trees in our yard, they would be jumping on my furniture and climbing my walls all day long. Luckily, I have a friend who works in the tree service industry, and he has helped me with everything from assessing the safety of dead branches to adding swings to the trees to pruning them for easier climbing. As he can't be everywhere, I decided to share the tips and tricks I've learned from him and from our experience with trees. Enjoy!

Why Have Tree Stumps Removed Versus Burning Them Out?

If you have a tree stumps or several stumps on your property, you might assume you can or should just burn them out; this means setting the stump on fire and then stoking the flame so that the wood burns out and gets destroyed. While this may seem like a simple solution to unwanted tree stumps, you might consider having it professionally removed instead. Note why this is the better idea no matter how many stumps you have on your property. Read More 

Moving and Replanting Mature Trees

You may find that you need to remove a large, mature tree to prevent damage to a driveway or to accommodate a construction project.  It is possible to save the tree and replant it elsewhere in your garden with a little knowledge and the assistance of a good tree service company.  Here's how. Pruning the tree roots You may be able to handle small trees yourself, but anything sizeable will need to be moved using a hydraulic tree spade, and for this you will need to use a tree removal service company. Read More 

Why Pruning Your Trees is Important

Keeping your trees healthy and well maintained often begins with pruning them. This is something that needs to be done on a regular basis, but do you know the different benefits? Here are some reasons why you should keep pruning your trees and bushes. It Improves the Health of Your Trees The first benefit to pruning your trees regularly is to improve that tree's health. Pruning allows you to inspect the tree and look for diseased or dead branches. Read More 

Could Your Garden Trees Destroy Your Plumbing?

For the most part, it's a huge pleasure and privilege to have tall trees in your garden. They look beautiful, they clean the air around your home, and they can provide shade for your home so that it doesn't overheat in those extremely hot Australian summer months. But, although trees look peaceful when they are standing tall in your garden, they are powerful living things, and they could destroy your pipes and plumbing. Read More