Summer is just around the corner – it’s time to make sure you’ve got your garden ready for some long, hot, and possibly dry days. At Jack’s Trees we highly recommend using mulch, especially during summer. Mulch Mulch is a great way to insulate your soil from the heat. Spread a thick layer of mulch… Read more
Did you take part in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count? National Bird week (Oct 22nd to Oct 28th) saw Australians take to their garden or local park to help gather information about the birds in their local area. Tracking how our Australian birds are faring is a vital part of ensuring our environment is healthy…. Read more
It’s going to be a hot and dry summer according to the Bureau of Meteorology. The Victorian Country Fire Authority (CFA) has been warning people we are in for a dangerous fire season this year. Is your property ready? Are you at risk? Did you know that Victoria is one of the most fire-prone… Read more
As Melbourne’s tree removal experts, we are often called upon to assess the health and safety of trees. Our Ringwood based tree experts – who service Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula – can offer you a free on-site quotation and a chance to discuss the tree removal process. Sometimes it is a difficult decision to… Read more
Tree lopping has been an in-demand service throughout Melbourne recently. This winter has seen a number of days with high wind speeds. The Bureau of Meteorology reports that in May parts of Victoria were hit with 143km/h winds. The strongest wind gust for June was recorded at Wilson’s Promontory Lighthouse and came in at 115… Read more
Tree Lopping and Branch Removal Almost all of our tree services result in branches, twigs or sticks being left over. As part of any job, we will remove these before we leave. Typically, we will mulch lopped branches and trees either on-site or back at our headquarters in Ringwood. Tree, stump and root removals are… Read more
What advice would you give a novice gardener? A while back, journalist Julia Hammond got in touch with Jack’s Trees to ask us this very question. Hot off the back of our last two blogs, we knew what we’d say. You can read our response here: https://www.mydeal.com.au/blog/post/how-to-start-gardening. We were excited to be interviewed by a… Read more
After our clients have a tree or stump removal, a number of them ask what they should plant in its place. Our arborists will often suggest native plants.
Melbourne’s Palm Trees: Diseases, Pests and Problems Our tree removalists are frequently called out for palm tree removals. Melbourne residents and businessowners, similarly, often call our arborists about palm tree diseases and diagnosis. So this week we decided to write about some of the most common palm tree diseases Melbourne’s palm tree-owners face.
Some Common Questions Our Arborists Are Asked What is an Arborist? Arborists are also known as tree doctors, but they do much more than identify and treat tree diseases. More accurately, arborists are tree surgeons, carers, nurses, midwives, barbers, trainers, bodyguards, and executioners. They take care of trees, gardens and hedges from the planning and… Read more