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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…
Dickies Trees cherry picker

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…