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Know Your Trees

Date Published: January 16, 2017

There is no doubt about it having mature trees in your yard or property is usually seen as a valuable commodity as they provide shade for the house, can act like a screen for unwanted noise or views, protect slopes from erosion and are pretty to look at. Mature trees also require maintenance and regular […]

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Rescuing wildlife – all part of a hard day’s work!

Date Published: November 22, 2016

During some recent work around Adelaide the 13004TREES team identified a large nest, high up in one of the trees to be removed. Once they noticed this the work stopped. Upon consulting with an Ecologist and getting a closer look of the mother, she was identified as a Peregrine Falcon. The Peregrine Falcon is native […]

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Don’t blame the trees

Date Published: August 16, 2016

A good article in the Advertiser on the weekend explains that after a windy month in July that trees have evolved to deal with strong winds in fact, poor management of a tree can be the cause trees breaking. Be on the lookout for wood decay and dead wood, insufficient top soil or if you […]

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Darlington Upgrade – Gateway South

Date Published: July 8, 2016

Our team at 1300 4 Trees worked tirelessly to get the project completed on time at the Darlington Upgrade – Gateway South Project.   We had two mulching trucks servicing the site concurrently, once one truck had filled up with the mulch chips it was taken away immediately and the other empty truck would arrive […]

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The Parade Norwood, Project Tree Maintenance

Date Published: June 21, 2016

On a cold winter’s day we were out working on the Norwood Parade maintenance pruning the trees that lined the Parade.  The risk of a tree branch falling becomes a risk  if trees are not properly maintained, particularly in high urban density areas. A common method we used on this project is called crown lifting this […]

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Celebrating Earth Day, 22nd April

Date Published: April 22, 2016

On 22nd April, we celebrate Earth Day. Celebrating and supporting a range of causes in environmentalism and sustainability, the theme for Earth Day 2016 is ‘Trees For Earth’, with an ambitious but achievable goal to plant 7.8 billion trees within the next 5 years – with 50,000 to be planted today alone.   Earth Day […]

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Happy International Plant Appreciation Day

Date Published: April 13, 2016

International Plant Appreciation Day is celebrated worldwide on 13th April, reminding us to respect plant species for nutrition, as well as to prevent soil erosion, modify temperatures, provide shade and (of course) for aesthetic purposes. This event is understandably very close to our heart, here at 1300 4 Trees. We love trees and it would […]

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Growth retardant on trees around powerlines

Date Published: March 7, 2016

Campbelltown City Council (SA) will be the first council to trial a new growth retardant on trees across South Australia, reducing or even eliminating the need to prune vegetation around powerlines. Do you support this new trial, to be applied in the coming weeks? Read more at the link below. http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/technology/science/trial-to-inject-growth-retardant-to-eliminate-unpopular-and-unsightly-pruning-of-trees-around-powerlines/news-story/5d7e6ed18d27a1248305902f2aa2886d

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Elm Trees Across Mitcham Hills Region Under Threat

Date Published: February 17, 2016

1300 4 Trees director Leon Whitehead has been featured in The Messenger East & Hills newspaper on 17th February. Leon talks about the ‘nightmare on our elm tree streets’ and how killer leaf-eating beetles are threatening trees across the Mitcham-hills region. Read the full article by Adelaide Now at the link below: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/messenger/east-hills/elm-trees-across-mitcham-hills-region-under-threat-from-a-killer-leafeating-bug/news-story/e5adcd87ff684f1c015de1f84a26aa8e

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