Entries by harry m

Can a tree die from pruning?

The simple answer to the question “can a tree die from pruning?” is: yes. When tree pruning is done wrong, at the wrong time and cut in all the wrong places, then the tree could die. However, killing the tree entirely is a fairly unlikely outcome. What’s more likely is that incorrect pruning will stunt […]

Do I need council permission to cut down a tree?

The general rule of thumb is that you do need permission from the council if you want to remove a tree on your property. There are some exceptions to this rule, which we will cover below, however most councils across Australia require some form of application in order to perform significant tree works (considered to […]

Can I plant trees in winter?

As with most enquiries about the health and growth of trees, there is no single answer to the question ‘can I plant trees in winter?’. The answer will of course depend on a number of important variables. Some of the most influential factors are the tree species that you wish to plant, the location and […]