Fed up with constantly pruning your tree?

Today I’m going to run through the options you have if your tree is in a fast-growing cycle.

Quite frequently I am visiting customers who would like an “annual trim” and although we can provide this, have you considered all of the options?

An example:

Let’s say you have a focal tree at the front of your garden and it has been cut hard in the past; this previous cut has been carried out by a non-professional. Due to the poor cuts and the extent the tree has been cut, it has responded in a way to best keep itself alive, thus putting on epicormic growth to compensate what it has lost. This growth is usually very fast and sometimes can reach the original height in a short space of time, as well as sometimes having an unsightly form.

Why is this a problem?

Once a tree is in this cycle it can be hard to form a natural form again, it can take several years and it is done by selecting certain leaders to allow to take place as the new primary growth.

Although a competent arborist should be able to carry out these types of works, it can become very expensive as it requires several visits.

What can you do instead?

This is where I would sometimes suggest the option of maybe removing the tree and replant with the same species or something else. More often than not this method can save you a lot of money in repeat visits by the tree surgeons.

This method doesn’t work for every scenario as it is also species dependant and I am also not suggesting removing a veteran tree in order to cut costs. We can advise you on the best options for your tree with an unbiased view.

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Jackie Ann Wray
Jackie Ann Wray
2018-03-17T13:39:15+0000
Thank you for the excellent and professional service you provided in the work of removing our over grown trees. Punctual for meetings and work, good price, friendly and helpful. Thanks
Michelle Louise Sherriff
Michelle Louise Sherriff
2017-07-22T08:14:09+0000
Very good service, very friendly, fair price and did a great job! Would recommend to all! Michelle & Sam
James Haycock
James Haycock
2016-10-17T13:48:27+0000
Big annoying tree. Good Sensible price. Brilliant follow up to enquiry. Excellent communication. Prompt and arrived when they said they would. Very professional service with no mess and all instructions carried out to the letter. Conversation was good. Only complaint... they made it look just so easy ... but it wasnt and glad I didnt do it. Big thanks.
Neil Lawrence
Neil Lawrence
2015-06-09T18:43:43+0000
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Lewis Guttridge
2014-11-05T16:33:25+0000
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Martin Mckenna
2014-11-04T09:19:07+0000
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