This is our blog. Once in a while we post about important topics relating to keeping your trees healthy and your garden nice and clean.
Tree health and human health Tree health is important for our health, the value of our homes and for the health of the planet. You don’t have to be an eco-warrior today to be aware that trees fight pollution and that through photosynthesis trees absorb the carbon...read more
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...read more
‘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...read more
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...read more
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 order or TPO is. It answers...read more
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 the same applies. It’s a fact...read more
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? To the high street? As...read more
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 trees can be a nuisance for you or...read more
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 the same job. They don’t. We...read more