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This is our blog. Once in a while we post about important topics relating to keeping your trees in top shape and your garden neat and tidy.
Tree Pollarding: Do’s and Don’ts

Tree Pollarding: Do’s and Don’ts

Ash, London Plane, Lime, Elm, Oak and Tulip are just some of the species suitable for tree pollarding in your garden. A good regime of annual pollarding and pruning will restrict the height of your plants and trees and keep that balance of light and space just right....

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What is tree pollarding?

What is tree pollarding?

Garden & property maintenance Tree pollarding is an important part of garden and property maintenance that has its roots in history. In medieval times pollarding or pruning back the upper branches of trees and shrubs provided a regular supply of firewood, basket...

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7 reasons why to remove a rotting tree stump

7 reasons why to remove a rotting tree stump

Tip: make sure your tree surgery quote includes stump removal as part of the agreed works because dead tree stumps can bring problems into your garden. Do you think that a dead tree stump left in the ground after arboriculture work is a reminder of a garden clearance...

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How Trees Increase Your Home and Property Value

How Trees Increase Your Home and Property Value

Trees and property value Don’t forget your trees. Order and care sells and adds value to your house. Disorder and lack of care reduces the value of your property. That’s a universal principal and it applies to trees and property value too. Increasing the value of your...

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Tree Surgeon Accidents: A warning to homeowners

Tree Surgeon Accidents: A warning to homeowners

‘Tree work has a major injury incidence rate higher than that of the construction industry’ Health and Safety Executive (HSE.Gov.UK) ‘56 year old died when he fell from a ladder’ ‘44 year old died when he fell from a tree’ ‘man working alone fell and died from head...

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Tree surgeons vs Arborists: Is there a difference?

Tree surgeons vs Arborists: Is there a difference?

What is the difference between a tree surgeon and an arborist? When you want to find a local tree surgeon online, or in the yellow pages, one of the first things you notice is that 2 names seem to pop up – tree surgeon and arborist. That’s just confusing for anybody...

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