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Spring in Essex

To Your Gardens, and Take Care of those Trees Essex People!

April 22, 2013, Articles

After what has seemed like an almost endless winter it’s heartening to see the green shoots of spring bursting forth. Spring is our favourite time of year here at T.H. Tree Services. But it’s not only the professionals who should be getting busy now the sun has made an appearance, you should be too. It’s time to get out in the garden!

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Our latest job pollarding an oak tree in Essex

April 1, 2013, News

T.H Tree Services recently undertook a staged removal of an oak tree in Essex due to close proximity to the…

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Avoid Cold Callers In Essex

March 22, 2013, News

Please find below the following press release from Essex County Council: Giving elderly and vulnerable consumers across Essex the tools…

It’s (Nearly) Springtime in Essex – Tree Pruning Time

March 18, 2013, Articles

While we might not be packing away our winter woollies just yet, believe it or not, springtime is upon us. Springtime is naturally one of our busiest times. As trees and garden flora burst back into life, so do we. One of the most important jobs to attend to now is tree pruning.

Are Britain’s Christmas Trees Under Attack?

December 10, 2012, News

You may have heard recently about British ash trees having been under attack from a fungal disease that causes black spots, cankers on bark and dying branches (ash die back), but did you know that the traditional Christmas tree is also under threat of an aggressive tree condition? ‘Current season needle necrosis’ is killing many of the popular Nordmann fir trees and making many more un-saleable.

Here’s why it’s a big problem for the humble Christmas tree:

How to Choose the Perfect Christmas Tree

December 2, 2012, Articles

At this time of year, as our thoughts turn to all things festive, one of the greatest focuses of our Christmas preparations in the run up to the big day itself is often on the Christmas tree. The centrepiece of every home’s decorations, it needs to be perfect.

That’s why we’ve used our knowledge here at T. H. Tree services to produce a guide to ensure that you are able to pick a Christmas tree which is exactly that: perfect.

Tree Surgery

Why it’s best to use professionals when cutting back trees

November 21, 2012, Articles

It’s often tempting when trees become unruly to just get out the ladder and chop away at them. However, apart from the fact that you could actually cause the tree damage through improper pruning, this can be highly dangerous. Teetering on a ladder whilst using power tools is always a recipe for disaster.

What is the best time of year to prune or cut down trees?

November 14, 2012, Articles

Pruning is probably the most common procedure carried out by tree surgeons. Trees should be regularly pruned in order to maintain their safety and aesthetics. However, in order to cut the tree back in a way which doesn’t cause it permanent damage, there should be an understanding of how and when to prune the tree.

Ash Dieback Crisis Hits Essex

November 7, 2012, News

On 25th October, ash dieback was confirmed as present in ash trees in woodlands within Norfolk and Suffolk. The disease arrived from Europe where it has devastated 90% of the species in Denmark and now experts say it poses a real danger to the UK’s 80 million ash tree population. Just this week cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed in Essex and Kent.

Safety with Tree Surgery

October 23, 2012, News

Tree surgery can be a profession which carries high risks. It’s therefore extremely important that tree surgeons are properly qualified and adhere to safety procedures. If an inexperienced tree surgeon makes a mistake that poses a safety hazard, it could leave the property owner open to a claim.

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