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Diseased Trees: Warning Signs

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If a tree in your garden becomes diseased, it can lead to the disfiguration, deterioration and even death of the tree. This could have an impact on the look of your garden and if the tree has a special place in your affections this could even be heartbreaking. But how do you know if your tree is diseased? Below are the symptoms of three diseases which can commonly impact Australian trees.…

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Tips On Pruning Your Bottle Brush Tree

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Bottle brush trees (callistemon) are native to Australia and are often used as landscaping feature trees, because of their glorious display of scarlet flowers during the summer months.  Although bottle brush trees are relatively low-maintenance, they do require pruning each year to help keep them in shape.  You can either do this job yourself or ask your local tree service contractor to do the work for you during their annual visit.…

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The Unpopular Poplars: Dealing With Invasive Lombardy Poplars On Your Land

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Few species of tree can match the slender, towering elegance of a poplar, and it’s no surprise that a vast array of cultivars have been developed and exported around the world for use as ornamental trees and screens. However, one cultivar, the so-called Lombardy poplar (actually a cultivar of the black poplar) has become a distinctly unwelcome sight in Australia. These poplars grow quickly and spread aggressively, posing a danger to native Australian wildlife – however, they can also pose a danger to human beings, so if you have Lombardy poplars growing on your land, you should seriously consider having them removed.…

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