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Questions to ask an arborist before hiring them

Hiring an unqualified Tree Arborist in Perth can become detrimental to your home, safety and wallet! That’s why is super important to double check the qualifications of your chosen Arborist. Failure to do so can result in tricky situations…
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Get your garden ready for Christmas entertaining with these Dickies tips!

You’ve gotta’ love an Aussie Christmas! Here at Dickies Trees, we know that Australian families love spending time outdoors during the festive season. There’s nothing better than having the family around for a BBQ, especially when your…
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How to ensure your plants with stay alive during Summer

We love Summer in Perth! Beach days, spending time outside and balmy evenings…although our gardens and plants can suffer in the heat. Have you come up with a plan to ensure your plants don’t die this summer? Don’t worry, we’ve got you…
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How to create a waterwise Aussie garden

Just take a look at Australian natives, they’re durable, reliable and beautiful! There’s no reason why a waterwise garden should look dry or boring. Did you know in Australia we use almost half of our house hold water consumption in our…
house on fire

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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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,…