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Spruce Spider Mite Attack Conifers

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Spruce spider mite are causing serious damage on many of our Conifers this year; leaving them with damaged and rusty coloured foliage (or none at all). Conifers include Cedar, Pine, and Cypress trees. Many homeowners use these for hedges. The best …

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Assessing Tree Health and Safety

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Many of our clients simply want peace of mind when it comes to their trees. They ask things like ‘can the kids climb the tree in our back yard?‘ or ‘is that big Gum going to drop a limb on …

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Habitat hollows

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Habitat Hollow - an alternative to tree removals

Creating man-made habitat hollows in old or dead trees is becoming popular with home owners and councils as an alternative to tree removal. Habitat hollows attract native wildlife to our urban areas. They can add value to the area through …

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Trees in Canberra

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Canberra has long been referred to as a Garden City and Bush Capital in recognition of its surrounding land and urban forest which has been strategically planned over 100 years. The incredible range of species found throughout our city is …

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Significant and heritage tree management in Canberra

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When visitors arrive in Canberra the thing that strikes them is just how green and leafy the city is, adding another dimension to our ‘bush capital’. The planned metropolis was envisioned as a garden city by architect Walter Burley Griffin, …

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Caring for Trees in Long, Dry Heat

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Caring for trees in the heat

It has always been a challenge for gardeners and home owners to care for trees during Australia’s summer. Now, with periods of extended heat, it becomes most important to monitor your trees’ health and take steps to ensure their survival.

We’ve …

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10 Tree Tips for Canberra Bushfire Season

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Enjoy your summer in Australia’s bush capital knowing you’ve put some bushfire prevention measures in place for your trees and yard.

1. Don’t be scared of mature trees in your yard – they can shield against heat and embers if strategically …

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Proactive tree management in Canberra schools

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This week I had the pleasure of meeting with two ACT Government Ministers to talk about proactive tree management in our schools. It’s time to start this conversation with many Canberra schools at risk of losing significant canopy cover for …

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Treating Elm Leaf Beetle

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Elm Leaf Beetle Canberra

If you own an Elm tree, you’re part of a special group. Australia has a significant portion of the world’s mature Elms because millions were devastated across Europe, Asia and America by Dutch Elm Disease. The tree is known for its beautiful form, dense …

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Welcome to Gold Leaf Tree Services

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While opinions are split on Canberra’s urban design, one thing is certain – it’s a city full of trees. In fact, 56 percent of the ACT region is covered in trees – that’s the highest coverage across 16 Australian capital …

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