Lopping back the trees
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Lopping back the trees

I really like how shady our yard is, but I'm not so excited about cleaning up everything that drops off the trees. I can't pick the fruit from the very top of the trees, so it rots and falls to the ground, and then it attracts mice and birds unless I clean it up straight away. I'm getting the trees all lopped back so I can get a break from all the cleaning up all this fallen fruit. This blog is all about how to get your backyard fruit trees lopped so that you don't have to clean up as much fallen fruit.


Lopping back the trees

  • Tree Lopping: Top Four Reasons You Shouldn't Do It Yourself

    12 January 2016

    Your trees need pruning, and you want to save a few dollars by doing it yourself. Unfortunately, tree lopping can be expensive as well as dangerous, and to be on the safe side, you should leave the task to the pros. Here's the top four reasons, you should hire a professional tree lopper rather than doing it yourself: 1. Chainsaws can be deadly A chainsaw is an essential tool for tree lopping, but unfortunately, these powerful tools can be extremely dangerous as well.

  • Tree Removal: Hazardous Trees and Cost

    12 January 2016

    When it comes to tree removal on your property, it is generally agreed that this should not be among the normal do-it-yourself tasks for your property and lawn maintenance. Saving some money is not worth risking your life and that of your dear ones by performing tasks that are better left for the professionals. As a home owner, you should let tree removal be done by trained and qualified individuals to avoid risking your property and that of your neighbours.

  • Reasons You May Require Tree Removal Services

    24 July 2015

    Undoubtedly, the environment is much better off with more trees rather than less. These plants do not only provide shade, but they also act as windbreakers on your property and make it aesthetically appealing. However, this does not mean that you will never require tree removal services. A common misconception people have is that the only task handled by these professionals is tree felling. This could not be further from the truth though.

  • Tips & Techniques for Effective Tree Pruning

    14 July 2015

    For a property owner, trees are very desirable. Not only do they offer shade and protection from wind and rain, they offer privacy and, in many cases, act as a kind of land border for the property. Trees can also add an element of beauty to a property, providing that they are looked after and pruned correctly. If you have trees that you wish to prune, but don't have much experience, this article may be of help, as it examines some tips and techniques to help you prune and maintain your trees correctly.

  • Two Tree-damaging Insects that Can Cause Dangerous Branch Dropping

    8 May 2015

    It's often easy to spot damage to trees that may render them unsafe; the structural damage caused by lightning, gale force winds and vehicle collisions is hardly subtle. However, spotting the insidious internal damage caused by insect infestations is more difficult. This internal damage can be just as dangerous, weakening the tree's structural integrity and causing branches to fall, and sometimes even killing the whole tree. Recognising the signs of insect infestation and having it professionally removed early is key, so here are two common insects in Australia that can cause serious damage to your trees, along with methods of spotting them.