Should you prune your trees in the Summer?

Many keen gardeners are unsure whether they should prune their trees during the summer. As pruning is often recommended during the colder months, many people avoid maintaining their trees in the hotter months of the year. However, summer pruning can produce some great results and be highly beneficial for your tree if you know what you are doing. 

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The correct way to water your trees

When it comes to keeping your tree healthy, watering is a key aspect. Your tree will outlive you if it is well-cared for and well-maintained. Getting the watering balance right can be tricky, but as arborists at Jim’s Trees & Stump Removal, we know a thing or two about the correct way to water your tree. 

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The Basics of Applying Mulch

If you are interested in gardening and tree maintenance, chances are you’ve heard about mulch. There are multiple benefits to applying mulch to trees and garden beds including temperature and moisture regulation and weed control. When it comes to choosing the right mulch for your trees, there are multiple types to choose from. Depending on the mulch and application method you choose, your trees will react differently. 

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The Steps in Tree Removal

If your tree is dead, diseased, or potentially dangerous, then you’ll need to remove it. However, removing a tree can be tricky if you don’t know what you are doing. Attempting it yourself can be dangerous so tree removal is best left to the experts. At Jim’s Tree & Stump Removal, we are highly experienced at safely and efficiently removing trees.

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Beautiful & Functional: Garden Design for Fire Safety

Designing and landscaping a garden offers an exciting opportunity to get creative. There’s a lot to consider when creating an ideal garden design, you’ll need to factor in climate, space, shapes, colours and which plants grow well together. Fire safety is rarely a consideration, however some thoughtful garden design and construction could make a difference in reducing the spread of a fire. 

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Gardening Tips for Summer to Ensure Your Garden is Looking its Best in 2022

Is your garden ready for outdoor entertaining this summer?

With the mercury rising, now is the time to ensure that your garden is looking its best and is prepared to withstand any challenging hot, dry weather.

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The dangers of DIY tree removal

Thinking of removing a tree yourself? In the age of YouTube tutorials and WikiHow articles, it’s easy to feel like you can master any skill. But, removing a tree is not like learning to knit or making a delicious Paella. Do-It-Yourself tree removal comes with a range of risks and dangers.

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Who is responsible for emergency tree removal and damage?

Life can be unpredictable so the need for emergency tree removal can strike at any time. Large storms, strong winds and even earthquakes can cause a tree to fall, splinter or damage property and vehicles. When it comes to a fallen tree, the worst thing you can do is nothing. Failure to remove a tree can cause greater damage to property, endanger lives, and even affect essential services.

But, who is responsible for emergency tree removal? And who should you call?
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How to get your trees ready for summer

As you look forward to the warmer weather and prepare to unleash your pasty legs on the world, you’ll also need to think about your trees. The hot Australian Summer can be a cause of damage and stress to your trees. But by doing some simple preparation, you can ensure your trees are in tip-top shape and prevent any potential damage. 
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Is My Tree Dying or Dead?

It’s easy to make the mistake of removing a dying tree which could potentially make a full recovery after some tender loving care. Trees can appear to be dead with spindly branches or a lack of leaves when they are simply recovering from the colder winter months. So, how do you accurately determine if your tree is dead?
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