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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.
Should I hire professional tree service or do it myself?

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 trees can be a nuisance for you or...

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

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 the same job. They don’t. We...

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What does a tree surgeon do?

What does a tree surgeon do?

What does a tree surgeon do? Good question. But the really critical question to answer is this: what does a tree surgeon do for you? A tree surgeon will help you stay on the right side of the law, on the right side of the council, on the right side of your neighbours...

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Spotlight: Respect your Elders

We're back with another blog focused on one of the most popular trees that are native to Britain. You can see our other spotlights on beech and ash to get you up to speed! This article is dedicated to the Elder tree. Elder trees have a bit of a shorter life span...

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The Benefits of Hedge Trimming

The Benefits of Hedge Trimming

Whilst we often deal with trees here at Ashley Tree Services, the team are also called out to deal with hedge maintenance too! In fact, there are a range of different benefits that can be gained from high quality hedge trimming and we want to go over the details. Read...

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The History of the Christmas Tree

Our day to day working lives here at Ashley Tree Services is based upon everything and anything to do with trees. From surgery to drone rescues; the team can do it all! In the spirit of Christmas however we want to look into the tree we decorate every year and...

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Rescuing Drones and Other Items From a Tree

Whilst our services here at Ashley Tree Services undoubtedly focus on the tree surgery side of things, it is not uncommon for us to receive a call out because people have got something stuck inside the branches of a rather tall tree. After all, a fully-grown tree can...

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