Case Study- Large tree removal

Case Study- Large tree removal

We had a request for a quote to remove a very large Corsican pine tree in Tiptree, Essex. The tree was over 20m tall and the trunk more than 2m thick. The tree was growing right next to a busy main road and over the past two years several branches had fallen off onto...

Garden Corner – December

Jo's Garden Corner – December   Remove fallen leaves from lawns, pond and borders. Take hardwood cuttings of Berberis, buddleja, Salix and Forsythia. Improve clay soils by incorporating organic matter such as composted bark and well-rotted farmyard manure as long as...

Garden Corner – November

Jo's Garden Corner - November Soggy, brown, collapsed plants are an eyesore and deserve nothing better than cutting back and a decent burial on the compost heap. Cut down herbaceous stems and clear the tatty remains of annuals, but do leave a little cover of the...

Garden Corner – October

Jo's Garden Corner - October   This month it is time to plant wallflowers, forget-me-not, Bellis, Primula, Viola (including winter pansies) and other spring bedding plants in prepared ground or pots. In mild areas, it is still just possible to sow hardy annuals...

Garden Corner – September

Jo's Garden Corner - September   Start your compost going by buying a compost bin or building a partially enclosed and easily accessible area for a heap. It is essential to replace the goodness in soil and autumn produces quantities of garden waste that will add...

Garden Corner – August

Jo's Garden Corner - August   The most important thing this month is to enjoy your garden; heady scents, glorious colours, an abundance of fruits and vegetables and hopefully more sunshine. What could be more enjoyable and satisfying than surveying the results of your...

Garden Corner – July

Jo's Garden Corner - July   Carry on pruning shrubs that have flowered and feed them with an all-purpose plant food. Pinch out chrysanthemum shoot tips to encourage more flowering stems; cut down the stems of lupins and delphiniums and apply liquid feed to encourage a...

Garden Corner – June

Jo's Garden Corner - June   A constant task at this time of year is deadheading - remove spent flowers from containers, pots, hanging baskets, beds and borders and feed them all occasionally with liquid feed. Deadheading diverts energy from producing seed into...

Garden Corner- May

Jo's Garden Corner - May   Beware treacherous late frosts and keep vulnerable plants and new shoots protected at night if frost is forecast. Don’t be tempted to put out tender bedding until the middle of the month and even then be prepared to cover it if necessary....