The LW Treecare Blog

Newly Planted

Newly planted trees – those planted within the past three years – require regular water and care to thrive. Failing to do so can result...

When to prune

Pruning is probably the most common procedure carried out by tree surgeons. Trees should be regularly pruned in order to maintain their...

AWAY too Long

We are back with a flourish!!!!!! Now is the time for pruning, felling and reducing #Lwtreecare.#treesurgeons.#canterbury.#LWTreecare.#tr...

Removing large branches

It is easiest to do this in stages using a sharp saw. Remove most of the branch first, cutting 20cm from where it joins the trunk. Then...

All in a days work!

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What to do in Autumn

Pruning your plants can have a huge impact on how they grow next year. It keeps them healthy, vigorous and balanced and stops large...

Trees talk to each other

Since Darwin, we have generally thought of trees as striving, disconnected loners, competing for water, nutrients and sunlight, with the...

Shall i go higher?

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GRINDING

Grinding away a tree stump and root crown with a Stump Grinder can be completed after the tree branches and trunk have been removed. This...

Hot weather stresses trees!

Experts says a phenomenon called “summer branch drop” has been occurring during the current spell of hot weather, and it is not entirely...

Tree Maintenance

Most deciduous trees are best pruned when dormant, in late autumn or winter. Don't prune in early spring, as many trees bleed sap if cut...

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 revisited

Summer is finally here, and while some of us may be basking in the long hot days, the lack of rainfall can be disastrous for young...

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 blooming June/July

The Tulip Trees (Liriodendron tulipifera) are related to the genus (group of plants with common characteristics) Magnoliaceae, the...

Tree Tsar

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

Help the cities

Planting 20 percent more trees in our megacities would double the benefits of urban forests, like pollution reduction, carbon...