a surgeon cutting a tree

All About Crown Lifting

We get asked a lot about our list of services. When people think of a tree surgeon, they typically imagine a scene where someone is sawing a tree, right before the great big thing comes crashing down towards the ground, hopefully avoiding anything in its way...

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Uprooted tree that needs felling

The Original Tree Surgeon

Tree Surgery is a profession that has developed over the course of the last two centuries. John Davey was born in 1846 and raised in Somerset, and is considered the father of the science of tree surgery. The son of a farm superintendent, Davey grew up learning and appreciating the farm land around him. Later he moved to the USA where...

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Tree surgeon removing a branch at height

All About Tree Surgery

Tree surgeons are involved in every aspect of horticulture with regard to maintaining trees, shrubs and hedges. From diagnosing and treating...

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Tapering a formal hedge with shears

Hedge Trimming Guide

The world of hedge trimming is certainly not something to be taken lightly! It’s not always the case that you simply go in with your hedge trimmer...

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Tree surgeon working at height

Why Tree Surgery is so Dangerous

Tree surgery is one of the most dangerous jobs out there. It can be difficult to appreciate the dangers that come with the job without seeing what can go wrong...

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tree surgeons from Cambridgeshire cutting a tree

The Top 3 Qualities Of Excellent Tree Surgeons

This article is as much for customers as it is tree surgeons themselves. We've simply compiled a short list of things we think every tree surgeon needs to do at a minimum in order to be considered great. To any potential customers looking for someone to take care of their trees, your surgeon should be following most if not all of this article...

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tree surgeons from Cambridgeshire working their tree surgery chainsaw in Ely

Tree Surgery Perception: Is It Easy Like The Lumberjack Cartoons?

Tree surgery is no simple task. Sometimes when we explain we’re tree arborists - you can almost see the looks in people’s faces… “Tree arborists… What is that? Do they mean they just chop down a tree like in the cartoons? Don’t you just axe through it a few times, it comes tumbling down and that’s it?” Scaling and bringing a tree down is actually a lot more dangerous and complicated...

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