Tree Responsibility

The location of the base of a tree or shrub defines who is responsible for maintaining it. Generally your council will only get involved with issues involving a tree on private property if it is a protected tree or if it is causing problems near a public road or other...

Apply for Tree Renewal

Trees play an integral part in reinforcing Christchurch’s identity as the Garden City, a reputation which many Christchurch residents pride themselves on.  As well as their aesthetic values, trees also provide a range of other essential environmental, economic,...

Get your garden summer ready

Are you struggling with where to spend your time and energy in the garden right now? With the changeable Spring weather, it can be tricky to know what to focus on when tidying the garden. Here are our tips on where to spend your time, and the best ways to get your...

Buying & Planting a Tree

 Chris Walsh of Treetech – tree care specialists, gives you tips on buying and planting a tree: “When you’re selecting a tree for a home, you want to look for a tree with good form, good strong stem, nice central leader, so right to the top which is...

How to Mulch correctly

 Chris Walsh of Treetech – tree care specialists gives you tips about Mulching: “Hi, this is our mulch pile. We recycle this and use it on parks, gardens pathways. It s great for keeping moisture in with your trees and around your trees, and you can sell...