Why Tree Lopping is Never a Good Choice


Most people think that tree lopping is a useful technique for tree care and maintenance. After all, many Brisbane tree lopping services regularly promote this to homeowners and property managers everywhere. So it must be a good and practical option, right?

Not exactly. Ask any professional tree service or arborist and they’ll tell you that tree lopping is rarely – if ever – a good choice. Here’s why:

10 Gardening Jobs to Do Before Spring Arrives


With spring just around the corner, you might be tempted to just sit back and enjoy the last few weeks free of heavy garden work. But don’t fall for the trap of just waiting it out and resuming garden work after winter. If you want to save yourself from stress and a long to-do list on the first day of spring, it’s best you do some garden work before winter actually ends. This way, your garden will be primed and ready the moment your garden “wakes up” during spring.

Winter is Coming: Your Garden Checklist


Australian winters are nowhere near as frosty as those iced over cold months our Northern Hemisphere counterpart’s experience.

There are, however, still plenty of reasons why Aussie property owners should put in a little extra effort/budget throughout the winter months.


Tree Services to Storm Proof Your Home


When it comes to storm damage, trees are responsible for a big chunk of the aftermath of wild weather. Falling trees and broken limbs frequently cause power outages, personal property damage and injuries – but this doesn’t have to be the case! In this blog, we’ll explain how you can avoid a worst case scenario by investing in the right tree services before the next storm strikes.


Are my Palms Self Cleaning?


 You may have heard gardening experts refer to palm trees as “self-cleaning”, but what does this phrase mean?

Palm trees produce one leaf (or frond) at a time, and once a mature tree has developed a full “crown” of leaves (which can be anywhere from 5 to 120 leaves) the tree must lose a frond every time it produces a new one.

Self-cleaning palm trees drop off these old, dead fronds without any help from gardeners. However, it can be hard to tell whether these fronds are going to eventually fall off or you should get someone in to carry out a palm tree cleaning.

Follow B & R Tree Service's guide to the most popular palm varieties in South East Queensland to identify what type of palms are in your garden, and find out what kind of maintenance they need.