December 20, 2018

On a beautiful day in sunny Girton, Cambridgeshire (it's days like this that I love my job!) we were working on a rather large Walnut tree, which, as you can see from the photograph, had massively outgrown its surroundings!

We reduced the Walnut tree to bring it back to its former glory.

The results were amazing.

It was the perfect day for tree surgery,which was topped of with coffee and homemade cakes from a...

August 23, 2018

Bracket fungi information

Bracket fungi are fruiting bodies which are found in many different forms, they attack the heartwood and cause irreversible damage to trees. The two most commonly seen bracket fungi are  Inonotus Hispidus and Ganoderma Applanatum. 

Inonotus Hispidus;

Ganoderma Applanatum; 

In the early stages of an infection, there is little evidence of die back or thinning in the canopy of the tr...

March 12, 2018

Hello everyone! 

Given the current events on our planet, we thought we would take this opportunity to remind you all that we recycle approximately 95% of our waste, be it commercial or domestic!!!

The majority of our waste is obviously brash (branches and other debris) which goes through our chippers and is turned into wood chips, this is then stored at our yard. A lorry from Eddie Stobart Biomass is the...

November 13, 2017

Earlier this year we were working at a client’s house in Croxton, Cambridgeshire. During the course of the day, we spotted one of the trees, a Holm Oak, had a large Ganoderma fungus at the base, with  visible decay. We inspected the other Holm Oaks to find that, unfortunately, 6 out of 7 had the deadly fungus. 

After the completion of an extensive tree survey, sadly, four of them had to be completely re...

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