Yearly Archives: 2012

Eucalyptus tree removal with a crane

Posted on

We were busy this week successfully removing a large Eucalypt that had become unsafe due to decay and hollows.

An 80 tonne crane was brought in to help lift the branches and avoid any damage to property.

While large trees can be …

Read more

Lopping is a dirty word

Posted on
Lopping Canberra Trees Gold Leaf Tree Services

Lopping is a swear word to tree care professionals. It has been recognised as a harmful tree surgery procedure for over 25 years but there are contractors that continue to offer the service.

Lopping or ‘topping’ is the cutting of branches …

Read more

Mulch much? Benefits to the garden

Posted on
Mulch Canberra Gold Leaf Tree Services

If you want to keep your garden looking healthy during the warmer months consider spreading some mulch.

Benefits

During storm season, rain can wash away your top soil. Having a good 10 centimetre layer of mulch will make sure it stays in …

Read more

Salute the ‘Duke’

Posted on
Canberra Trees Gold Leaf Tree Services

The ‘Duke’ is one of Canberra’s most famous trees. You have probably sat next to it many times at the traffic lights on the corner of Kings Avenue and State Circle in Barton.

This magnificent Quercus robur (English Oak) was planted …

Read more

Naughty cocky! Cockatoos and trees

Posted on
Cockatoos and trees Gold Leaf Tree Services

Cockatoos and trees

Cockatoos are one of our treasured national birds and are commonly seen in Canberra gardens. They are social, playful, loud, strong, and can be quite destructive to your trees.

Although they have some annoying habits; cockatoos are a protected …

Read more

Protected trees in the ACT

Posted on
Canberra Protected Trees

It is important to confirm whether you have a protected tree in your yard before carrying out any home renovations, development or tree work. In the ACT, legislation covers two categories of protected trees – regulated trees and registered trees.

Registered …

Read more

Pruning fruit trees

Posted on
Pruning Fruit Trees Gold Leaf Tree Services

Pruning fruit trees in winter will help promote healthy growth so you have a manageable tree, and a plentiful amount of fruit to enjoy in the summer. If left un-kept, it will still produce fruit but it can become tall, …

Read more

Tree Management for Schools

Posted on

Gold Leaf Tree Services is proud to provide tree management services to schools in the Canberra region.

Tree management

Professional tree care and management provide school communities with a natural area to be proud of and ensures the safety of its students, …

Read more

Trees and Development Sites

Posted on

Gold Leaf Tree Services works with builders, developers and landscapers to effectively manage construction around trees.

Tree impact assessment

We can prepare comprehensive impact assessments required by authorities when development is near protected or significant trees.

Our assessment includes advice on the impact …

Read more

Tree Management for Businesses

Posted on

Trees can be a valuable asset to businesses. They can add value to a property and create a pleasant environment for staff and clients.

Gold Leaf Tree Services is proud to provide professional tree services to businesses in the Canberra region …

Read more