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Car parking crossover treatments at MCG’s Yarra Park

June 17, 2013

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Tree Logic and May Horticulture Services were commissioned to develop a range of potential options for ground protection systems for use in Yarra Park.  These options are to mitigate the effects of vehicles entering into the turfed areas from the road network (crossovers) on soil conditions, tree root systems and turf cover. The proposed systems […]

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2012 Tree Defect Workshop Wodonga

December 12, 2012

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On December 9, Michael Tracy again represented Logical Tree Management at the 2012 the Victorian Tree Industry Organisation (VTIO) & Council Arboriculture Victoria (CAV) presented the 2012 Tree Defect Workshop. The event was held in the city of Wodonga at The Cube, Hovell Street, Wodonga. A range of topics were covered by the 7 presenters, providing the 50 plus attendees […]

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Palm installation, salvage and transplant

December 12, 2012

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The universally recognised silhouette of palms stands them apart as iconic landscape elements adding aesthetic and architectural interest to landscapes.  As single stemmed ‘trees’ they create strong vertical landscape elements and can be used to define areas, add texture, and rhythm to the landscape, and can even be used to convey tropical ambience. Unlike woody […]

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Fire-retardant Trees

December 12, 2012

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Stephen Frank Director Tree Logic Pty Ltd Apart from the potential human tragedy and loss caused by bushfires, they also often result in a loss of landscape amenity.  Bushfires often create apprehension about replanting trees adjacent to homes and other buildings. The benefits of trees in our landscapes is significant and the use of fire retardant […]

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Angophora costata (Smooth-barked Apple)

December 12, 2012

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Angophora costata (Smooth-barked Apple) is a large, broad domed tree with pink, grey or cream smooth bark with profuse white flowers in December-January.  It is an excellent tree for large gardens, broad streetscapes and public landscapes. 

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Biochar article in Hort Journal

December 11, 2012

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Biochar is essentially charcoal containing high levels of a stable form of carbon produced through the chemical decomposition of an organic substance (biomass) in a low oxygen environment (pyrolosis) that avoids combustion of the material.  Charcoal is the solid component, and one of three end products resulting from the pyrolosis of biomass, the others being […]

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