Are there wind-resistant trees?

Are there wind-resistant trees?

Many large trees were brought down in our district during the strong westerly winds that followed the deluge of rain in May and a resident asked The Village Pump if there are ‘wind-resistant trees’. This proved to be a very tricky question, sparking much debate, but...
National Tree Day – 31st July

National Tree Day – 31st July

Why Not Grow a Bush Food Plant? Samford Landcare has an ongoing tree planting program and is currently preparing plans to create a walking path alongside Cash Avenue and Samford Creek which will feature bush food plants. Bush food plants are edible plants that are...
Citrus trees – trees that keep giving

Citrus trees – trees that keep giving

Have you noticed how well citrus grows in Samford? Right now, trees in backyards all around us are laden with lemons, oranges, limes, tangelos, grapefruit and mandarins. With National Tree Day just around the corner (31st July), why not plant a citrus fruit tree?...
National Tree Day / Eco-Corridor update

National Tree Day / Eco-Corridor update

Spangled Drongo at the Eco-Corridor (photo: Peter Storer) With National Tree Day (NTD) 31 July fast approaching and plenty of moisture still in the soil, this a great time to consider planting some native trees at your place. The Eco-Corridor showcases almost 150 of...