Plant­ing tips

Townsville Bulletin - - Cyclone Yasi: the aftermath -

• Choose trees with known good wind re­sis­tance. • Don’t plant big trees too close to build­ings or where they will fall on to power lines. Don’t be afraid to cut a large palm down and re­place it with a new one. Clus­ters of palms are good, par­tic­u­larly some of the small ones. • En­sure plants have a chance to de­velop a deep root sys­tem. En­cour­age this by es­tab­lish­ing a good

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