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Tree Service Central Coast NSW

Sunday, February 16, 2014

About T&G – Tree Service Central Coast NSW William:  Okay, my name’s William Jones.  I’m a qualified arborist and I’m the owner of Tree and Garden Services.  So we provide mainly a tree pruning and tree maintenance services to residential and commercial properties mainly on the Central Coast.  We do… Read more »

Central Coast Council Tree Removal Policies

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Gosford and Wyong Councils have amalgamated, what will happen to their tree policies? Current Gosford Council Policy Simplified – Get Approval Unless* *Put simply, any tree over 3m tall needs approval for removal within the Gosford Council boundary. Exceptions: The tree is under 3m in height; The tree is within 3m… Read more »

Cocos Palms – an introduced species.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Cocos palms are an introduced species from South America. The tropical theme must have been all the rage back in the 1980’s as these trees are everywhere! Whilst they do look tropical they are also a nuisance to the urban environment. The crown of these palm trees are nesting sites… Read more »

Tree Removal Green Point NSW

Monday, January 11, 2016

Time lapse video of T&G Tree Services removing a tree in a confined space in Green Point on the Central Coast NSW. Thanks Jeremy for the work – and the video! Kind Regards, Will & the Team.  

Tree Fact #2 – Breathe Easy

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Tree Fact #2 – Breathe Easy A 30m tall mature tree can produce 2,700 kilograms of oxygen in a year, which is enough to support at least two active people breathing day and night . Tip: plant trees on your property or get together with a group or landowner to… Read more »

Tree Fact # 1 – Trees are Cool

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Tree Fact # 1 – Trees are Cool Trees are natures air conditioner. The evaporation from a single tree can produce the cooling effect of 10 room size air conditioners operating 20 hours a day. Tip: There are great options on tree retention and pruning rather than removing a tree you… Read more »

Wyong Council Updates Tree Removal Policy

Monday, May 4, 2015

After years of home owners having to battle to have their trees made safe, Wyong Council has now removed the red tape. It’s sad to see a complete reversal of their hard line policy to tree removal. Again a knee-jerk reaction – perhaps a more consistent practical and common sense… Read more »

Tree Felling Central Coast NSW

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Tree Felling Central Coast NSW A short tree felling compilation of hazardous trees removed for child safety in public schools in NSW.

10/50 Rule Tree Removal Central Coast

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Just last week the NSW Rural Fire Service in conjunction with the NSW Government, have introduced new laws pertaining to the clearing of trees in high fire risk areas. This new ruling has some important implications relating to tree removal applications on the Central Coast of NSW. Currently, tree removal… Read more »

Arborist Report

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Below is a sample of an Arborist report done on a Norfolk Island Pine in Bateau Bay that was doing damage to the owners house. The outcome of the report was that the tree should be removed. Wyong Council approved the application for the tree removal. 1. Introduction This report… Read more »

Tree Safety Around Schools

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Are trees in schools a safety risk? The recent unfortunate incident where a young child was critically injured by a falling tree branch has bought this question into the spotlight. This incident occurred by a tree failure Pitt Town Public School. What makes a tree safe? – A healthy tree is… Read more »

Tree Health and Safety Presentation

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

In this short slide show, we share some simple tips on caring for your tree. Tree Roots 90% of tree health problems occur here. Tree roots need room to grow. They need good soil, air and nutrients. Tree roots can be damaged by soil compaction. Tree roots can also be… Read more »