Chainsaw Safety Tips


If you have trees on your land, you'll need to have them pruned and thinned-out regularly to keep them healthy and in good shape.  Where very large trees are concerned, it's best to have this job carried out by a good local tree service company, although you might want to tackle smaller jobs yourself.  Using a chainsaw to cut through thick branches is undoubtedly quicker than using a handsaw, but this can be dangerous if you don't go about it the right way.

11 November 2016

How To Tell That A Certain Tree Removalist Is The Right Person For The Job


In the past, tree removal was the easiest job of all. Anyone with a saw and enough brawn could get the work done. However, that has changed a lot since then. Today, a tree removal is a delicate job where brains and skills trump over brawn. With that said, it is not as easy to distinguish people who say they can handle a tree removal from those who are right for the job.

9 August 2016

Some Eco-Friendly Tree Removal Processes to Discuss With Your Contractor


Removing a tree from your property can impact the local environment more than you might think; trees hold moisture in the soil and provide shade so that other vegetation and your lawn don't get scorched by the sun. They also help to hold soil in place so there is less risk of soil erosion on your property. When you do need to have a tree removed, however, you might discuss some processes with your contractor that are more eco-friendly and which will result in less environmental impact overall.

9 June 2016

Thorn In Your Side: Removing Invasive Parkinsonia Trees From Your Land


It's well known that Australia ecosystem is at constant risk from a wide variety of invasive plant species, but while many people fear the encroachment of cane toads, feral hogs and other highly visible invaders, the threat posed by invasive tree species is less well publicised.  Parkinsonia aculeata, more commonly known simply as Parkinsonia, is one of these alien trees, and it can deal serious damage to both surrounding wildlife and any animals or humans that run afoul of its wickedly sharp thorns.

6 June 2016