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Tips On Pruning Your Bottle Brush Tree

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Bottle brush trees (callistemon) are native to Australia and are often used as landscaping feature trees, because of their glorious display of scarlet flowers during the summer months.  Although bottle brush trees are relatively low-maintenance, they do require pruning each year to help keep them in shape.  You can either do this job yourself or ask your local tree service contractor to do the work for you during their annual visit.…

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The Unpopular Poplars: Dealing With Invasive Lombardy Poplars On Your Land

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Few species of tree can match the slender, towering elegance of a poplar, and it’s no surprise that a vast array of cultivars have been developed and exported around the world for use as ornamental trees and screens. However, one cultivar, the so-called Lombardy poplar (actually a cultivar of the black poplar) has become a distinctly unwelcome sight in Australia. These poplars grow quickly and spread aggressively, posing a danger to native Australian wildlife – however, they can also pose a danger to human beings, so if you have Lombardy poplars growing on your land, you should seriously consider having them removed.…

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Easy Landscaping Tips When Selling Your Home

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The prospect of “doing your house up” to increase its value before sale can be somewhat annoying. Yes, it’s a good idea to make your property as alluring as possible to a potential buyer. But it can also be a bit of a downer to do all that work just for someone else to enjoy. When it comes to the exterior of your home, there are a few basic aspects of landscaping that make your garden look lovely, but with only a minimum of effort on your part.…

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