The LW Treecare Blog

What should be ENGLAND's tree?

A yew where Magna Carta is thought to have been signed, the apple tree that inspired Newton’s theory of gravity and an oak believed to...

Tree health check up

Checking a tree's health may not only be subjective for a novice but determining the health of a tree is complicated and should be done...

Watering trees

The amount of water a tree needs depends on many factors, including the age and species of the tree, the time of year, weather and soil...

Caring for trees in summer

The gardening spotlight traditionally turns to trees during spring and autumn. But this time of year is a great chance to see trees in...

Tree Tsar

A ‘tree Tsar’ was appointed yesterday to stop local councils needlessly chopping down excessive numbers. Sir William Worsley was given...

How good is your root?

Some facts from the 4th edition of Arboriculture (Richard Harris, James Clark and Nelda Matheny) can make it easier to predict where...

ASH DISEASE

Ash dieback, also known as Chalara dieback of ash, is a serious disease that is killing ash across Europe. Ash is a very important tree...

Attract the birds

By Melisa Mayntz Planting the right trees for birds as part of a bird-friendly landscape will help attract a wide variety of species to...

The sap is rising!

What is tree sap? Xylem sap consists primarily of water, along with hormones, minerals, and nutrients. Phloem sap consists primarily of...

Does your stump still have a root!?

After cutting down a tree, you might find that the tree stump keeps sprouting each spring. The only way to stop the sprouts is to kill...

CHECKATRADE REVIEW

New Checkatrade feedback has been published! Hello - new scores have arrived! We have included a summary of the feedback we have recently...

Welcome to the LW Treecare blog

Welcome to the new LW Treecare website and to our blog, where you will find all manner of tree-related news, views and information....