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A general rule of thumb is to water your garden about once a week. However, if there is a heatwave you may have to increase the frequency. You will know when it is time as the surface will look hard and will not hold together in the palm of your hand. The best time to water your garden in Summer is early morning before it gets too hot, giving your plants plenty of time to absorb any moisture on the leaves and dry off before nightfall. Do not over water, as this drowns your plants. It will result in a limited oxygen supply, hence the plants are not able to breathe. If you live in the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads and have any concerns with the trees or plants in your garden, contact Tree Essence Arborists on 1300 487 333.
A Health Management Plan can be taken out for any type of tree to ensure they remain strong and healthy. Once set up, you do not have to worry about the continual maintenance of your garden. So, a Health Management Plan is an annual occurrence that involves a number of action items, depending on what type of trees are to be serviced. Such as a soil injection treatment which delivers pesticide or chemical fertiliser into a tree through the root zone. Removing dead fronds from palm trees and adding a canopy foliage spray, as the cane beetle is a contributing factor for infestation. Pruning, being very careful not to over prune as this causes stress to the tree. The team at Tree Essence have extensive arboricultural knowledge and will provide you with expert tree advice, so that you can make an informed decision on whatever service you are requiring. Give Tree Essence a call on 1300 487 333 if you live near the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads, they will be happy to discuss a Health Management Plan with you.
It is important to take a good look around your garden and property to ensure that your trees are in good condition, in preparation for the inevitable summer storms. This will reduce any possible risks, keeping your family, home and pets safe. So, identify any possible hazards. Make sure there is adequate clearance between your trees, your roofline and power lines. Hanging branches can cause significant infrastructure damage. Look for aged, decaying or deformed tree branches. Check the density of your tree canopies. Thinning branches can be an indication that your trees are stressed. Certain types of trees and palms are prone to fungus and rot, so keep an eye out for this one. Being pro-active can give you peace of mind. Tree Essence are tree experts and are here to help you to become storm ready. Call Tree Essence the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads now on 1300 487 333 if you have any concerns about the condition of your trees before the storm season hits.
An Arborist by definition is a person who is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining plants and trees. They have a wealth of knowledge and experience in all plant and tree-related issues. A qualified Arborist that has years of experience understands the physiology of a tree and how a tree moves and reacts when being cut. Also, they are well skilled in knowing how to lower a tree down in confined spaces, keeping assets, people and pets safe and secure. A very experienced Arborist will know the difference between cutting down a tree in Summer and the same tree species in Winter, as the tree can react differently. Reputation and experience is an integral factor in choosing a good Arborist such as Tree Essence. Only AQF (Australian Qualified Framework) Level 5 Arborist reports are accepted by Council. Tree Essence are AQF Level 5 Arborists, so give them a call on 1300 487 333 if you live near the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads and need assistance.
Find out how large the tree will grow to, in its maturity. Find out where it originates from in case it is a weed species. For example, a Camphor Laurel is from China and it not recognised as a weed there, however it is classed as a noxious weed in Australia. Know what type of soil the tree best flourishes in. A Bottle tree likes a well-drained soil, so clay soil would not be advisable. Find a suitable location in the garden to suit the trees growing pattern. Does the tree like full or partial sun and know where your drains and any other services are located in the garden so that the tree does not impact these. Fig trees need lots of space, so plant them away from the house and driveway. If you live near the ocean, the Desert Star or Norfolk Pine are more suitable to plant as they have a glabrous leaf and are salt tolerant. Call the tree experts at Tree Essence Arborists, the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads on 1300 487 333 for more advice and information on choosing the best tree for your environment.
The density of the canopy - going from the top to the bottom, if the foliage is thinner at the top, this displays a vascular problem that the tree could be stressed out. It is not able to get water and nutrients all the way to the tips. Leaf size - If the leaves do not develop to mature leaf size for the actual species. Epicormic growth on the trunk of the tree - these are dormant buds that shoot out. The tree is activating these to create foliage to produce energy for itself, as it is stressed. Union attachment - look to see if there is any sap coming out of the tree. This is a sign that the tree is distressed. There could be boras or fungi inside the tree. Call the tree experts at Tree Essence Arborists the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads, on 1300 487 333 if you have a tree that is not looking too healthy.
An Arborist by definition is a person who is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining plants and trees. They are often referred to as, 'Tree Doctors'. They have a wealth of knowledge and experience in all plant and tree-related issues. From consultation needs, tree identification, correct pruning techniques, safe tree removal practices and tree surgery. It is integral that Arborists have a comprehensive understanding of the various species of plants and trees. Therefore allowing them to properly diagnose and treat any issues that they might encounter. Certified Arborists must adhere to a code of ethics and be up to date on the latest techniques in Arboriculture. The minimum standard for a qualified Arborist is an AQF (Australian Qualified Framework) Level 3. AQF (Australian Qualified Framework) Level 5 Arborists have a deeper and greater understanding of trees. Only AQF Level 5 Arborist reports are accepted by Council. Tree Essence the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads, are AQF Level 5 Arborists, so give them a call on 1300 487 333 if you need assistance. Arborists who have this qualification can give you the facts in terms of Council regulations. This gives you peace of mind, knowing that their recommendations will be accepted by Council, if a report is required.
Hoop Pine (Araucaria Cunninghamii) is a native Australian species found in Queensland and New South Wales. This magnificent specimen of a tree can grow up to 60 meters in height and can live for hundreds of years. Its timber is popular for general construction purposes, flooring, joinery, shelving and cupboards, furniture, and plywood. When treated with preservatives it is suitable for outdoor use such as fencing, pergolas, landscaping, retaining walls, and playground equipment. As Hoop Pine is a slow-growing tree, you can maintain the shape of the tree by regular pruning. Also, ensure that you prune any visible deadwood and any diseased and crossing branches. The Hoop Pine is often used as a Christmas Tree. Call the professional team at Tree Essence Arborists the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads on 1300 487 333 if you want your Hoop Pine tree looking healthy and stunning.
Trees have what you call a 'root to shoot' ratio. So whatever is above the ground is generally below the ground and it is an equilibrium - a balance. Sometimes with pots in nurseries, they tend to apply fertiliser to the tree which increases the shoot growth. Hence, you have more tree above the ground then a root system below the ground when you plant. So therefore you don't want to give the tree any more fertiliser or nitrogen as you will continue to have more shoot growth and less root development. You want the roots to grow out into the newly structured ground where they are planted, so they can become stable. More importantly, you need to give them a good growing medium in the ground. Prepare the entire garden bed where the tree is going to grow and flourish, allowing for plenty of growing space and have well-structured locally sourced soil, full of nutrients and minerals. This will help the trees to extend their roots out and grow to match up with the canopy above the ground. That is why a tree may take up to a year or so to establish, because the roots need to go deep into the ground and flourish. If you have clay soil, the ground will be compacted with not a lot of nutrients and oxygen. Loosen it up, remove some of the clay and put a structured soil in there, which is a good medium to assist your trees to flourish. Call the friendly team at Tree Essence the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads on 1300 487 333, if you need help with your newly planted trees and shrubs.
The inevitable Summer heat will impact on the health of your trees, shrubs and flowers. Getting your soil ready - The soil temperature can get very hot in Summer and this is an undesirable climate for Microorganisms. These Microorganisms aid in the health of your plants. If you have healthy soil you have healthy plants. Ensure that you have good quality soil, mulch and add Seasol fertiliser if you wish. A good variety of mulch types will give you the best results for maintaining soil moisture content, providing a good food source for the Microorganisms in the soil, plus keeping your tree roots cooler in the warmer months. Spread the mulch no thicker than 100ml around your garden, otherwise you are reducing the amount of oxygen available to the tree roots. A watering system - Install a watering system if you are time-poor. A regular watering program maintains the soil moisture content so the plants will flourish. As we know the weather can be very inconsistent. If you need help in getting your garden ready for Summer at the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads, call the experts at Tree Essence on 1300 487 333.
There are some essential key factors when pruning and maintaining your Phoenix Palms. The unique and iconic nature of these palms portrays a level of affluence. Given the cost and investment of a mature Phoenix Palm, it is important to maintain them correctly. Prune excess dead material like dead fronds, old husks & seed pods. This is an attractant to pests & diseases and they will harbour in there. Don't prune too many green fronds. Green fronds are essential in the palm photosynthesising and creating energy for itself. Phoenix Palms are very susceptible to cane beetle. Having a maintenance program such as soil injection in conjunction with a foliage spray, will give better coverage aiding and protecting from cane beetle. Soil injection adds nutrients, trace elements and insecticide into the root plate which will allow the palm to absorb it. The palm trunk is vascular so all these will stay present in the trunk. The insecticide will act as a deterrent to any infestations when they try to eat the tissue of the palm. It will kill them and break their cycle. Apply any foliage spray to the very top of the palm, the apical meristem. The apical is where the palm will continue to grow from and is the heart of the palm. Damage to this could have a bearing on its health & vitality. The experienced team at Tree Essence the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads provides aerial access, so contact them on 1300 487 333 if you need assistance in maintaining healthy Phoenix Palms.
Mulching works best if you can obtain a mixture of tree varieties including palm trees. There are different minerals and carbohydrates that come with each species and when these break down, diverse microorganisms are available. A broad spectrum of mulch will give you the best results for maintaining soil moisture content and keeping your tree's roots cooler in the warmer months so the ground does not dry out. If you have a mulcher at home, feed in your tree cuttings and palm fronds and use this around the garden. Use organic mulch that is local to your area, to eliminate outside pests and diseases. You don't want to bring in a different species of trees in the mulch from different regions, as this could contaminate the soil. Grass clippings as mulch should be avoided. Grass clippings are best used in compost which will break down into organic matter. Add Seasol organic fertiliser as it has all the beneficial minerals from the sea producing better results and healthier plants. Spread the mulch no thicker than 100ml around your garden, otherwise you are reducing the amount of oxygen getting to the roots and you will suffocate them. For mulch the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads Call Tree Essence on 1300 487 333 for more information on how to mulch properly.
There is an Australian standard AS4373-2007 which is the most recent updated version outlining the guidelines of effective tree trimming. A safe general standard is that you do not remove more than 20% of the trees canopy. However, that can vary depending on the tree species. Some trees you can prune off more than that if they have not been maintained and the height is too high. There are also some species of trees that are more resilient than others. Make proper collar cuts to the tree so the tree can utilise its own protection. This allows the tree to compartmentalise and shutdown in areas where the wounds are to stop any disease and fungi getting in. To maximise your crop with fruit trees, prune back once a year and supplement with fertilisation as they draw on their stores of potassium. If the tree fruits one year and then does not fruit for another couple of years, it means that it has used up all its potassium stores. When you have harvested your fruit, prune it back and supplement it with a potassium spray or soil injection. This will aid in the continuation of fruiting. For any advice on tree trimming call the experienced and qualified team at Tree Essence the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads on 1300 487 333.