Problem Solved: Neat and Tidy Landscapes

Problem Solved: Neat and Tidy Landscapes

At Barrier Group we take problem solving seriously - when others might be wiping their hands of your problems, we are just rolling up our sleeves.

The Problem

Barrier Groups very own managing director, Rick Hall, was having some frustrations every time he would set out on his ride-on lawn mower to tidy up his yard.

Rick was constantly having to reclaim all the mulch lost by wind and birds before he even started mowing around these his tree bases.

He knew if he was having these issues, others surely would also.

While researching some steel tree rings Rick realised that most of the solutions in todays market didn't quite cover all his pre-requisites.

Ricks wish-list included: b2ap3_thumbnail_mulch-mess.jpg

  1. No additional trimming from hand held trimmers

  2. Easy to install and relocate

  3. Use with both new and established trees

  4. Stops rabbits from attacking tree roots

  5. Prevent the loss of mulch from birds

Barrier Groups industrial design team took on the challenge.

The Solution

b2ap3_thumbnail_mulch-mow-rings-2a.jpgPresented with the problem and Ricks wish list, Barrier Groups industrial design team created a solution that ticked all the boxes and then some. 

Mulch & Mow Rings major features include:

  • Design allows close up lawnmower edging so there's no need for additional trimming

  • Heavy duty two-piece construction means they can be retro-fitted to larger established trees

  • Installed in minutes using basic tools and the fittings providedb2ap3_thumbnail_mulch-mow-rings-2.jpg

  • Hot dipped galvanised for many years of service

  • Prevents birds and small animals scratching and spreading mulch

  • Retained mulch maintains moisture at the tree roots for longer periods

  • Reduces the ability of rabbits to dig and attack tree roots

  • Completely eliminates ring barking of trees by lawn mowers and trimmers

These galvanised steel tree rings are a unique design that guarantees your landscape will always be neat and tidy.

Do you need help solving a specific industry related problem, or meeting a unique need for one of your customers?

We would love to work with you, contact us to get started today.

Galvanised Steel Tree Rings are the perfect addition to any councils, institutions, universities, schools or parks and gardens that require a solution to guarding their tree bases against root and trunk damage.

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North Geelong, Victoria, 3215,

1300 55 33 20

1300 92 05 44

Barrier Group

Barrier Group is Australia’s leading industrial safety manufacturer and distributor. Barrier Group designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of industrial and pedestrian safety products such as bollards, fencing and pedestrian barriers, industrial gates, queue control systems, and traffic and car control products like speed humps, wheel stops and traffic delineators. We supply to all Australian cities including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Hobart and Darwin, and supply to most overseas locations.

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