Thursday, October 6, 2011

Maitland’s historic trees

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Maitland’s historic trees will not survive the next decade if an expert arborist is not employed to oversee their long-term maintenance and care, a concerned resident has warned.
Brian Harkin, who has worked in the gardening industry for the past 40 years, said trees including two London plane trees at the front of Maitland Courthouse and a group of Moreton Bay figs at Morpeth Common are suffering at the hands of inexperience and a lack of knowledge.

Full article by Emma Swain available at Maitland Mercury, 04 Oct, 2011.