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Posted on 30 Mar, 2021

When to prune pip and stone fruit trees.

  Knowing when and how to prune deciduous fruit trees is essential for good fruit production. Autumn is the optimum time to prune pip and […]

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Posted on 10 Mar, 2021

How to prune your tree.

When you are pruning your trees, it’s important to use the correct techniques. One of the biggest mistakes I see is the incorrect use of […]

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Posted on 10 Nov, 2020

Tree Failure

There are many reasons why trees can fail, including weak branch unions, mechanical, decay, pests, disease, and climate. When you know why, you can take […]

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Posted on 9 Nov, 2020

Phoenix Palms

A new year often spurs us to get things done and do things better this year. If you have one of the previously popular Phoenix […]

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Posted on 8 Nov, 2020

Trees v Powerlines = lights out

Your trees are your responsibility, and if you don’t keep them out of powerlines you could be fined up to $10,000. Trees close to power […]

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Posted on 7 Nov, 2020

Why mulch?

Mulch is a great way to retain moisture and protect your soil. In nature, soil is not usually exposed to sun and wind, it is […]

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Posted on 6 Nov, 2020

Neighbourly neighbours

A lovely aspect about living in Auckland is that everyone is so friendly, and for the most part get on well with each other. Our […]

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Posted on 5 Nov, 2020

New Year and New Ideas

Welcoming in the New Year carries all sorts of promises to ourselves and hopefully some of those involve our gardens. If you really want your […]

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Posted on 4 Nov, 2020

Summer casualties

When necessities of life are scarce, the old, young, and compromised decline first. The hot weather is fantastic, but pot plants, vege gardens, and lawns […]

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Posted on 3 Nov, 2020

Safety – the cornerstone of everything we do

As highly skilled arborists safety is paramount- both the client’s, staff and property. When approaching any tree, we assess the structure and integrity of the […]

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Posted on 2 Nov, 2020

Trees for bees and other pollinators

Sex is a bit more complicated for plants than animals, and they often need a third party to assist in the process. In NZ we […]

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Posted on 1 Nov, 2020

What to do in Winter

Winter is a great time to prune many trees and shrubs. Trimming fruit trees and summer flowing shrubs in their dormant period encourages new growth, […]

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Posted on 10 Oct, 2020

Birds, Bees and the colour of Autumn

When deciduous trees are in full gorgeous colour and the temperatures start to drop, it’s worth considering the birds and the bees and what their […]

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