New Year, New Team Members

The start of the New Year saw us welcome two new trainee tree surgeons to the team.  Toby and Zak have joined us with a couple of years solid experience in first jobs already under their belts, and both were looking to begin a professional career which would...

Spectacular and Unique Trees and Forests Around the World – 10

Redwoods, California From the article by Ebden Diskin 5/2/21, updated from 10/9/14 from www.matadornetwork.com NO ONE APPRECIATED the beauty of trees, and immortalized them in literature, more than J.R.R. Tolkien. “I am at home among the trees,” said Legolas...

Spectacular and Unique Trees and Forests Around the World – 9

Cherry Blossoms, Japan From the article by Ebden Diskin 5/2/21, updated from 10/9/14 from www.matadornetwork.com NO ONE APPRECIATED the beauty of trees, and immortalized them in literature, more than J.R.R. Tolkien. “I am at home among the trees,” said...

Spectacular and Unique Trees and Forests Around the World – 8

Dead Vlei Trees, Nambia From the article by Ebden Diskin 5/2/21, updated from 10/9/14 from www.matadornetwork.com NO ONE APPRECIATED the beauty of trees, and immortalized them in literature, more than J.R.R. Tolkien. “I am at home among the trees,” said...

Spectacular and Unique Trees and Forests Around the World – 7

Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland From the article by Ebden Diskin 5/2/21, updated from 10/9/14 from www.matadornetwork.com NO ONE APPRECIATED the beauty of trees, and immortalized them in literature, more than J.R.R. Tolkien. “I am at home among the trees,”...

Trees and Bats

We take our advice from The Bat Conservation Trust www.bats.org.uk – a very useful and informative resource on all things bat.  It’s a regular Tool Box Talk for our team, affectionately known as The Bat Chat. All British Bat species are protected by law and...

How Do I find Out If My Trees are Protected?

You can check to see if a property or area of land has a Tree Preservation Order on it, or if it is located within a Conservation Area, by looking at the council website or by contacting the local council (usually the planning department).  If your tree is...

When is Bird Nesting Season?

‘Bird Nesting Season’ is officially from February until August (Natural England) and it is recommended that vegetation works (tree or hedge cutting) or site clearance should be done outside of the nesting season. In practice tbough, the nesting period may start before...