Free Plants To Brisbane Residents


The Brisbane City Council has designed a fantastic ‘Free Native Plants’ program, created to help grow our city’s urban forest and support local wildlife. If you are a residential ratepayer, school, club, body corporate or registered community group you are eligible to take part in this environmentally positive plan.


Historical Australian Trees That Made The News


Australia is home to many historical trees, each with their own story of how they became an important part of local culture. But while many of these stories are undoubtedly newsworthy, sometimes they hit the news for other reasons. Here are four recent examples of historical trees that made headlines.

5 Times Trees Inadvertently Made the News


Unlike us humans, trees don’t go out of their way to get on the news or do anything newsworthy. But every now and then, it seems that trees just can’t help being put in the spotlight. Here are five instances when trees were part of some amazing stories:

How to Care for Your Trees During a Heatwave


With the record highs in temperature these past several weeks, we don’t need to tell you that the weather has been particularly hot in Australia. Besides, you’ve probably seen the effects on your trees and garden already. Dry leaves, crusty tree barks, browning foliage – this is the visible aftermath of this record breaking summer we’ve been having.

If you want your trees and plants to survive this scorching summer (or any other hot season, really), then you need to take extra care of them and help them to withstand the heat. Here are some of the best ways to do it: