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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, [...]

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 [...]

Ancient Tree Forum

The Summer Conference The Ancient Tree Forum is the only UK organisation focused solely on the welfare of ancient and other veteran trees.  They believe there should be no further avoidable loss of these trees through development pressure, agricultural clearance, mismanagement or poor practice.  I was delighted to hear that this year's summer conference was taking place just [...]

Tree felling at Buxton Road

We have just undertaken some tree felling at Buxton Road, Weymouth. Our clients called us in to have a look at a large eucalyptus tree that had already lost big branches in recent storms, and its roots were damaging the adjacent sewer pipe that ran down through the garden. They also asked us to remove a [...]

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 [...]

Hedge trimming

One of the mainstays of our business is the regular garden maintenance services we provide to domestic clients around Weymouth, Portland and Dorchester. Hedge trimming forms an important part of this work, and we tend to find that our customers are extremely loyal. Most of our hedge trimming work is now repeat business from existing clients [...]

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 [...]

Tree stump bench carving

I was recently asked by some clients to convert their large tree stump into a bench seat.  Having never tried my hand at chainsaw carving, I said I've give it my best shot!  The brief was relatively straightforward, but the work was made more demanding by the sheer size of the tree stump and the number [...]

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