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Tree treating turmoil

Tree maintenance is not just a summer job. Maintaining trees within the winter season is crucial to not only the tree’s health but also helping to maintain a leaf-free garden, which is sometimes a losing battle. Many trees tend to shed their…
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Winter's not coming, it's already here!

After shivering through the last few days, it’s clear that winter is well and truly upon us. A change in the weather also means adjusting your garden routine, due to the large amount of rainfall we have had over the last few days, and will…
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Some Dickies tips for getting your garden ready for Winter

If many of the plants in your garden at home aren’t natives, winter for them can be a little tricky. There are however a few Dickies Tips that could help you to look after them and prepare for what is arguably the toughest of our four seasons. …
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Thinking of cleaning your gutters? Here’s some advice

Winter is here, which means your gutters may need cleaning. Debris blocked gutters may cause a leaky roof and water damage to your home. Cleaning your gutters now, can save you both money and time when the storms roll around. Imagine a blocked…
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Why power line clearances are so important this season in Perth

Autumn is well and truly here, which means Winter is right around the corner. As much as we love the colder months here at Dickies Trees, as qualified Arborists we know how bad weather can end it disaster. Having trees too close to power…
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The one thing that can save your garden

As experienced Tree Arborists in Perth, we understand what an Aussie garden endures hot and dry weather. If there was one secret we had for a healthy and plentiful garden, it would be mulch! What actually is mulch you might ask? Most people…
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Give your garden an Autumn makeover with these Dickies tips and tricks

The Dickies Team says Autumn is a great time to get in the garden! Long hot Summer days are over and cooler soil means your garden will flourish with a little TLC. Here in Australia, our Autumn season lasts from March through to May meaning…
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Signs your tree is ready to be removed

It’s hard to say goodbye to a big beautiful tree that has been a part of your backyard or property for years, providing shade and comfort. However, older trees can become unsafe. If you’re not too sure about the health of your trees, you…
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How to spot bad cutting techniques from inexperienced arborists!

Using inexperienced Arborists who practice untrained cutting, lopping or pruning techniques can result in damage to your property, trees, garden and personal injury. This also includes attempting to do it yourself! Here at Dickies Trees, we…