How Trees Can Increase The Value Of Your Home

While we are extremely lucky to have trees in our gardens for the aesthetic appeal. Many people are unaware that certain trees can add a certain amount of value to the property in whose grounds it resides. If you are selling a home with multiple beautiful trees, then...

Is Tree Surgery Dangerous?

The role of a tree surgeon (or arborist) is to cultivate and manage trees and other woody perennials through pruning, felling and replanting. A tree surgeon might be called upon to perform -quite literally- “surgery” on a tree with damage or disease to it, or to fell...

Top Benefits Of Commercial Ground Maintenance

While it is considered quite a niche industry, commercial ground maintenance is vitally important for any business that hopes to impress anyone that visits. While some businesses will choose to employ a grounds-person themselves, the cost of machinery and tools can...

What Is Ground Maintenance

Despite the high population density, the UK offers some of the most beautiful sights and landscapes in Europe – when it’s not raining of course. The same is true even in inner city areas, with many palatial estates and private grounds helping to deliver a contrast...

How To Maintain a Football Pitch

To those who aren’t in the business, a pitch for any sport – including football – can easily appear to be a simple field of grass. However, a football pitch will endure much more abuse than a simple garden lawn thanks to players wearing studded boots and making...

How To Remove Ragwort

Ragwort is one of the most divisive invasive wild plants in the UK. Also known as jacobaea vulgaris or ‘stinking willie’, ragwort grows across the northern hemisphere, especially in northern Eurasia. The plant itself is a wildflower that grows almost a metre high with...

How to recognise an unsafe tree

While trees remain a beautiful part of the natural world, it’s easy to forget that some trees can grow to weight as much as 6,000 tons when they reach full majority. While trees this large do not grow in the UK, even a small hardwood tree can weigh as much as 10 tons...

Finding a Tree Surgeon – 6 Questions to Ask

Finding a tree surgeon in Manchester can be extremely difficult if you don’t know what to look out for. Depending on the job at hand, there are also many aspects to felling a tree and sometimes this is something one can only be aware of after doing some research or...