2017 marks the 35th Anniversary of Tree Heritage!
You might remember 1982 for many reasons – we were at war with Argentina over the Falkland Islands, unemployment was over 3 million for the first time since the 1930’s, England went out of the Football World Cup in Spain after a 0-0 draw with the hosts….
But it wasn’t all bad news! The average house cost £23,000 and a gallon of petrol would set you back £1.59. Classic films such as E.T. and Chariots of Fire were released. The Royal Family celebrated the birth of Prince William, the Tree Heritage family celebrated the birth of Ben Williams!Read More›
The Arboricultural Association has recently assessed Tree Heritage and once again, we have been awarded ARB Approved Contractor status.
If you keep up to date with our blog, you may remember that we wrote about this a couple of years ago? There’s good reason for this…being assessed by the Arb Association is a continuous process. This ensures that we are constantly improving our methods, knowledge and performance and adhering to the latest standards expected of us.
Common Yew – Taxus baccata
This week’s Tree of the Week is the Common Yew – whilst in previous weeks, the Oak was crowned King and the Beech referred to as Queen, the Yew surely must be the Grandfather of all trees?!Read More›
Common Beech – Fagus sylvatica
This week’s Tree of the Week features the Common Beech – as a single tree it can be a stunning and graceful feature, but it’s use as a hedging plant means it can be useful in any garden.Read More›
Japanese Acer – Acer palmatum
The Japanese Acer, like last week’s Tree of the Week the Silver Birch, makes an ideal garden tree for anyone. They won’t all grow into veritable giants like the one pictured above.Read More›
Silver Birch – Betula pendula
Silver Birch, like the Common Oak which featured in Tree of the Week Part 1, is a native tree to Britain. It’s also called a ‘pioneer’ tree because it’s usually the first one to settle a newly opened up area. Whether at the edge of a woodland or a bit of open ground in an urban setting.Read More›