Veteran and ancient trees, mostly many hundreds of years old, deserve particular care and attention to prolong their life in our landscapes.
These trees should not be managed as with conventional trees, and it is essential that the land and trees around them are properly cared for. After identification of a veteran or ancient tree sometimes the best approach is to do nothing, as long as the potential for damage to property etc. is minimal. In particular their root structures and weight of branches require attention in order to prevent dropping branches or complete tree failure.
Veteran and ancient trees also provide important nature habitats.
Richard Gauld, Tree Specialist have attended training purely in respect of veteran tree care and is ideally placed to give advice on their care and maintenance.
Tree Safety Inspections & Health Diagnosis
Your trees deserve and require as much care and attention as the rest of your garden and property. Trees should be health and safety inspected at least once per year, or after particularly stormy and windy weather.
Any structural works carried out to trees, including crown reduction, crown thinning, crown lifting, pruning, coppicing or pollarding are an important part of any trees growth. Helping them to live longer with better shape and form.
Stump Grinding & Removals
Richard Gauld, Tree Specialist provides a stump grinding service and can remove the smallest to the largest stumps, even in the most difficult location.
Hedges are more than just a line of shrubs. Many contain a variety of tree and shrub species. Hedges also provide significant habitat for our wildlife and this should be taken into account when maintaining them.
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