Is your garden and home prepared for the bushfire season?

It doesn’t matter if you live rural, semi rural or suburban – everyone in Australia is at risk to a bushfire during the dreaded bushfire season. The Dickies Team have witnessed house fires that could have been prevented by simply clearing…

Get your garden ready for Spring!

Let’s say cya later to Winter and hello to Spring! How’s your garden looking? I bet it could use a spruce up after the long winter months it just endured. Dead plants, dry flowers and messy gutters...no one likes the sight if that! Spring…

Habitat Hollow

Ever wonder what the Dickies Team does when they come across a little Aussie critter inside a tree? There’s nothing to worry about as the team practice safe Habitat Hollow creation, which allows trees that were once deemed as undesirable,…

How to prevent winter roof flooding!

In Australia, our winters are mild, although our homes and gardens are still susceptible to roof flooding caused by blocked gutters and fallen branches. It’s easy to neglect and forget about maintaining aspects of your house and garden…

You might be killing your trees without knowing!

Have you ever heard of the pruning technique called Topping? It is the forceful cutting of tree branches to stubs so they are unable to function as limbs and branches. Topping is completely misunderstood to be an effective way of pruning a tree,…

Safe and alternative ways to manage big trees

Have you read our previous blog about the harmful form of Pruning called “Topping”? Check it out HERE Just to recap, Topping is the forceful cutting of branches to stubs and blunt branches that are not large enough to assume their focal…

9 tips to maintain your trees

In untouched areas like forests and bushland, trees are able to function as nature intended and produce never-ending amounts of pollution-free oxygen. Although through the process of civilisation, trees have become a major part of human’s…

Dickie's special pruning tips!

The Dickies Trees Team know the secret to abundant and long lasting trees…pruning! Pruning should be a consistent part of your gardening routine. With this one simple task your plants and trees will look rejuvenated all year round. If you…

End of financial year…don’t leave it too late!

When was the last time you paid attention to the state and safety of your gardens and trees? Whether it’s at home, at work, at your children’s school or down at the local park – trees must be maintained and kept in mind, especially during…