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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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tree waste recycling

There are few industries that can claim to be as environmentally sound as the arboricultural industry. We provide a valuable public service by reducing risks to the public and property by managing dead or damaged trees, and can find an end use for all of our waste products. Granted, we use fossil fuels to power [...]

New tree climber

Congratulations to our new tree climber, Danny Rees on passing his NPTC tree climbing and aerial rescue assessment, following his recent training course with Roland Heming. I'll be uploading regular updates on progress as Danny grows in confidence and experience. Here are a couple of clips of him in action, under supervision from yours truly [...]

Splitting and stacking firewood

Dale and Dan spend the morning processing beech and cypress firewood for seasoning. We will be splitting and stacking firewood throughout the year in an attempt to satisfy demand when the nights draw in this coming Autumn. These logs will be ready for burning next Autumn/Winter, although if you have space to season your own [...]