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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’ …
tree surgeons vs arborists 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…
What is a Tree Preservation Order TPO

What is a Tree preservation order (TPO) and how do I make sure I stay on the right side of the law if I want to carry out tree work?

Understanding Tree Preservation Orders (TPO) consent If you are a tree owner, a keen gardener or landowner then chances are you already know the term tree preservation order. This article will help you understand what a tree preservation…
dangerous tree removal

Dangerous Tree Removal: When is it time to remove a tree I’m worried about?

What is a dangerous tree and what is normal? First the good news: the world has finally woken up to the fact that ‘wonky’ fruit and veg are as good for you as ‘beautifully’ packed, cosmetically perfect, veg. In the world of arboriculture…
hidden costs of cowboy tree surgeons

The hidden costs of cowboy tree surgeons: Beware - you could be left with a financial, legal, physical and psychological mess.

This article looks at the ticking time bomb that you’re sitting on when you allow cowboy tree surgeons and uninsured tree surgeons onto your property. Have you ever had to return something that you paid for and were not happy with? To Amazon?…
professional tree service vs diy

Should I hire professional tree service or do it myself?

There’s a strong temptation for some homeowners to try DIY tree surgery. This article has been written to help you decide whether you should employ a tree surgeon or tree service or try and do it yourself. Overgrown or light blocking…
Things to look for in a tree surgeon

4 things to look for in a tree surgeon, before you book

In an ideal world you’d have no interest in the 4 things to look for in a tree surgeon before you book. You’d be more interested in 4 ways to improve your garden. In an ideal world all tree surgeons and arboriculture services would do…