There can be many reasons why a palm tree becomes unhealthy. Its yellowing, listless fronds might due to improper watering, poor soil drainage or a lack of nutrients in the soil. It can also be something far more serious which requires prompt action. Fusarium wilt is a fungal disease with a subclass (fusarium oxysporum) that can be deadly to a palm tree. So how can you know if your palm tree has become affected by fusarium wilt?
Trees add curb appeal to a home, provide shade from solar radiation, and act as natural habitats for birds. However, they tend to grow in whatever direction they want, and as a result, their roots or branches can grow too close to or beyond the property line. When this happens, the tree can be a source of dispute between you and your neighbour. To avoid escalating such an issue to the authorities, you should consider cutting down the tree if it has invaded the boundary line or your neighbour's property in the following ways;
In many parts of the world, a sulphur-crested cockatoo is a truly exotic bird, generally only seen in zoos and sometimes as a pet. In Australia, you might take it for granted that these beautiful (although noisy) birds will always visit your backyard in a brilliant flash of white and sulphur. If you need to remove or even significantly prune the trees on your property, will you inadvertently be making the space less appealing to cockatoos?
Dogs love to run around the garden chasing wildlife and looking for mischief, but if you have trees on your property, you should ensure they don't pose a risk to your dog's health. A number of plants and trees are poisonous to dogs, so it's sensible to have them removed from your property if your dog has access to the garden. Here's an overview of three species of tree that are poisonous to your dog and the tree removal process:
Pruning your trees every year can help in accentuating their physical appearance and facilitating better fruit production. However, pruning can become a necessity if the tree's branches create obstructions, cause damage to property, or pose a hazard due to an impending storm. Whichever reason you have to prune your tree, you need to ensure that you observe safety precautions. Pruning requires you to work at a height, and this presents the risk of tripping or falling if you don't follow the right measures.