Weymouth tree safety work

Weymouth tree safety work Our clients were concerned about a number of trees that lined the access road to their farm in Osmington, Weymouth.  Several trees had been snapped or suffered from split branches following recent high winds.  Other trees were growing out above the telephone line across the road, so posed a real [...]

Tree felling in Weymouth

The initial consultation The residents at this Weymouth apartment complex were concerned about the size of the Cypress tree in their front garden.  It was around sixty feet high, and they were worried about the risk of the tree failing in high winds.  The canopy had a phone line running through it, and, significantly, was [...]

Tree coppicing in Dorchester

Tree coppicing in Dorchester The clients at this property called us and enquired about tree coppicing in Dorchester.  Coppicing is a traditional technique for managing trees as a source of wood fuel or building material.  The cut poles can also be used for craft items, such as hurdles, or handles for tools.  In this case, [...]

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How big is a sack of hardwood logs?

https://youtu.be/TpnkQe7pg2Q "So, how big is a sack of hardwood logs?"  We are often asked this, or similar questions by new customers.  Other common queries are, "How big are your logs?" or "How many logs do you get in a sack?"  If you are new to wood-burning, or have just moved to the Weymouth area, [...]

Tree surgery in Weymouth

Felling a Dawn Redwood tree The clients at this Weymouth property were concerned about the size of the Dawn Redwood tree -Metasequoia glyptostroboides - in their back garden.  Although it was still a relatively young tree, it was growing close to the boundary fence, and was taller than the neighboring house.  The roots were protruding above the [...]

Dismantling a mature horse chestnut tree

We were contacted about dismantling a mature horse chestnut tree back in August last year. The tree was in very poor condition, with extensive decay, and had already lost large limbs that had broken in windy conditions. The tree was growing above a neighbour's garage, so we dismantled the tree in sections and lowered everything to the [...]

Lulworth Castle House

We were delighted to secure the contract for some tree works within the grounds of Lulworth Castle House over the past week or two.  This involved dismantling and removing three trees - a very large sycamore, a dead horse chestnut and a medium-sized, multi-stemmed eucalyptus.  The weather did its best to disrupt proceedings for the [...]

How to prune dead branches from a holly

Don't try this at home, but we are going to show you how to prune dead branches from a holly, from our attached time-lapse video clip and photos.  Pruning in trees is obviously more difficult than from the ground, and you need to be a trained, qualified tree surgeon to safely work at height using a [...]

TPO tree work

We have just undertaken a crown lift and 2 metre crown reduction on a sycamore tree in Broadwey, Weymouth, to allow more light into the client's garden. This particular tree is subject to a tree preservation order (TPO), and the local authority gave permission for the work to be carried out. If you have any [...]

Dismantling a large Monterey cypress

This post highlights our recent work dismantling a large Monterey cypress in Wyke Regis, Weymouth. I've included a number of images to complement the YouTube video. Removal of a large, venerable tree such as this one is never undertaken lightly. In this case, a number of large limbs had previously crashed out of the tree [...]