Sunday, September 14, 2014
As beautiful as trees are, uncontrolled tree growth can interfere with infrastructure or endanger lives. This will usually mean that the tree will have to be removed from the property or location. For large or complex trees, a professional Cairns arborist needs to be consulted. For the sake of awareness, Nikki Phipps for Gardening Know How describes the various ways unwanted tree stumps can be eradicated from a property. Chemical warfare Using industrial-strength weed killers to eradicate trees may take a bit longer than other methods, but it is quiet and efficient, even though it will take weeks to see results.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Trees have always been held in esteem by artists, poets, and nature lovers, but on a fateful day in February, one of them would inadvertently take a life and the role of villain. Daily Mail Australia writer Sarah Michael reports how a young schoolgirl accidentally lost her life in a freak accident that has arborists up in arms across the state. An eye for an eye? Conservationists and arborists alike have called the move impulsive and irrational because cutting down thousands of trees isn’t likely to lower the mortality rate in schools across NSW. The government, however, was quick to defend its stand by citing safety as its main purpose.