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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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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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The value of trees

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When we think about our assets we tend to focus on the value of our house. However, the value of trees is important to remember because they give you financial, health and environmental benefits.

Increase your property value

Many of the …

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Lopping is a dirty word

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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 …

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Mulch much? Benefits to the garden

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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 …

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Naughty cocky! Cockatoos and trees

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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 …

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Protected trees in the ACT

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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 …

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Tree Management for Schools

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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, …

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Trees and Development Sites

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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 …

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Tree Management for Businesses

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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 …

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