Invasive plant species can wreak havoc on Australia's unique and delicate native ecosystem, causing untold damage and destruction for landowners. One of the most damaging and dangerous of these unwanted invaders is a plain and rather unassuming tree known as the athel pine. This expansive evergreen tree was once widely grown by farmers and ranchers for use as shades trees and windbreaks, but it proves to be such a pest that it is now listed on the Australian government's list of Weeds Of National Significance -- needless to say, any athel pines you find on your land should be removed as soon as possible.
The worst of winter is over and summer will be here before you know it. This is the perfect time of year to lay down patio paving in anticipation of outdoor dining opportunities in the warm months ahead. As someone who has not tried their hand at paving before, you may be surprised to learn that before you even begin, you need to look at how many trees you have near the patio plot.
Violent winds and extreme storms result in tremendous destruction of trees. And since many properties have trees, the chain of damage ripples on. Houses, fences and even vehicles are usually damaged as a result of falling trees. That's why you need to ensure that you take good care of the trees on your property. If you live in an area with storms, then here are some of the most effective tree management tips you need to have.
Gardens are not always designed to be enjoyed by everyone. An adult is unlikely to get up close with the foliage, nor are they likely to eat berries as a pet or small child might do. Adults know that some plants can be harmful and should be enjoyed as purely an ornament. If you have moved to a new home and are concerned that some of the trees in your backyard might be toxic, what can you do?
If you are clearing parts of your property for landscaping upgrades, you may find tree stumps that require a professional tree service for removal. When you call the tree service, you will have several options to choose from regarding the methods used for the removal. If this is something new to you, here are a few options and what you need to consider about each one. Burning Out the Stump