Blog Posts By: Rich

Trees and buildings

Beautiful Cedars growing next to an old church in France – an example of buildings happily co-existing with large trees! I also appreciated the large pollards in the cities, didn’t get to photograph any unfortunately, we should use this technique more in this country, it has been out of fashion now for many years and… Read more »

Tree and Stump Removals

Tree Removal in Ryton, Gateshead Had to remove 4 mature trees recently which were pushing a wall over, rather a shame as they had quite a presence and the largest was over a 100 years old. Presented a few challenges as 3 electricity cables ran alongside the trees and the power was only off for… Read more »

Free the trees!

Free the Trees!Over grown tree ties – you can feel the relief of the tree when you cut these off! I often do it around car parks and shopping centers if I’m passing with a handy knife in my pocket. Here we had been asked to do some formative pruning and crown lifting on one of Home Group’s residential… Read more »

Last tree planting of the season

I’m glad about all this rain! planted a very expensive tulip tree last week in Darlington – rather late in the season due to delivery complications….it was starting to come into leaf! so fingers crossed it survives this season. It was a root balled tree which does extend the planting season to a degree, ideally… Read more »

Arboriculture in the North East

Wholetree-a local tree surgeon offering friendly and professional expertise in all manner of treework, tree surgery, tree pruning and felling in Newcastle and Gateshead and the North East Wholetree Tree surgery Tree removal for Home Group housing association We’ve become CHAS accredited!? ie. Contractors Health and Safety compliance, this is making sure we operate in… Read more »