Doris day

We seem to have been reasonably lucky not to have lost too many trees to storm Doris yesterday, but this large Sycamore did succumb. Adelaide Avenue was closed briefly but the tree was pretty quickly removed by the council's contractors. As you can see, the heart wood was rotten (see the dark brown staining in ...

Deforestation – local & global

Just as we announce the planting of three new jointly-funded street trees in Millmark Grove in this planting round (see last post), sadly we have to report the loss of two existing mature street trees in the same road, one lost to disease, the other a casualty of the high winds in the last few ...

Hatchet jobs

"I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet"Apple tree or cherry, the popular fable about the young George Washington's antics with his new hatchet is still a story with resonance ...

And a happy birthday to you too!

Whilst the main focus of this blog is the care and preservation of our street trees, and more generally trees in public spaces, we are also happy to publicise the difficulties and dilemmas people are having that are related to trees on private land.This story came our way last week. It is hard to understand ...