Tree Specialist North Yorkshire

The trees in Park Avenue Wakefield WF1 in full bloomTrees are beautiful things, but just like the plants in your garden they need looking after or they can not only become unsightly but they can also become dangerous.

Do you know if one of your trees is ready to fall when the next storm blows through?

Unfortunately, this is a very real threat as falling trees or limbs can injure you, your children or your home. Tree removal is always a last resort, but you should regularly check your trees for any signs of disease, decay or structural problems that may give you concern.

As a professional North Yorkshire tree surgery company we are able to offer not only tree removal but a range of tree cutting services which will help with maintaining and enhancing the beauty of your landscaped garden. We do everything from tree felling, stump removal, hedge trimming, tree dismantling to giving you advice on the best practices for maintaining the health and beauty of your trees, soil maintenance tips, diagnose and treatment for any illness your tree might sustain and we can also advise you on the best pest control methods for your situation.

We also provide a 24 hour emergency tree surgeon service throughout the North Yorkshire area, for if your tree has fallen over or you are unsure of its condition after a storm. If you tree is still standing then one of our tree surgery team will first assess your tree for any splits in the trunk, cracked limbs or any other damage the storm my have caused. If we can make the tree safe by removing any broken or cracked limbs and repairing the trunk then we will do so. If we are unable to make it safe then our tree surgeon will plan for a safe tree felling and removal as quickly as possible.

So whether you are looking at tree felling and tree removal, having a few branches from your tree trimmed, want your tree checked for diseases or storm damage, a stump grinding down or removed or just some advise on how to best maintain your trees then call one of our North Yorkshire tree surgery team today on 0113 3206787

When Is It Time To Remove A Tree?

Sometimes a tree gets to a point where trimming and pruning it are no longer adequate and it no longer fits in with your garden or it becomes necessary to have it removed before it causes untold damage to your property or injures someone. Some of the main causes for tree removal are

  • The foliage of the tree has lost its visual appeal due to disease, or bugs destroying its limbs and leaves.
  • Limbs, branches and leaves have grown too close to your buildings and are now blocking the sunlight from coming into your premises, and causing moisture build up on the walls and roof due to blocking the sun from them.
  • The tree has been battered by a storm and sustained some structural damage. The tree could now cause damage to your property or injure someone with falling branches or it could completely fall over, causing even more serious damage.
  • You are wanting to change the landscaped outlook of your garden and the old tree does not fit in with the aesthetics of your new look garden.
  • The tree’s roots are starting to pose a threat to your property’s foundation or to the underground pipe work.

Felling The Tree Yourself

Sometime people who have a tree that they want removing attempt to remove the tree themselves or they use unqualified contractors. Tree removal is a complex and potentially dangerous job and should only be carried out by tree surgeons because:

  • If the roots are not removed correctly then the tree can grow again.
  • Old tree stumps which have not been removed correctly are not just an eyesore they are also potentially dangerous.
  • Our tree surgeons know how to use the latest equipment to help them climb and access difficult areas.
  • Using the wrong tools or techniques when dismantling a tree can cause untold damages to your property or even severely injure someone.

Using Chainsaw for Tree Removal

Tree Maintenance

Regular pruning helps to improve the growth of a developing tree and it also corrects the shape of mature ones. Every cut that we make to a tree has a lasting effect, which can be good or bad. This is why a professional maintenance plan for your trees is a wise investment.

When you have a tree that cannot be saved, its has become infected or diseased, or it simply does not fit in with your plans for your garden then we offer very competitive prices for tree removal. Our staff are fully qualified and equipped to quickly and safely remove trees of any size. From your initial contact right the way through to the final clean-up, you can rely on us to provide you with the highest level of customer service in Leeds.

For more information on how we can help you call us today on 0113 3206787.

Areas Of North Yorkshire We Cover


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Positive Approaches on Tree Removal Costs

Despite your vigilance, the tell-tale signs are there: your tree is filled with dead limbs, hasn't developed buds despite the fact that it's late spring and looks a bit, well, dead. Before you call your local landscaper to tear down the tree, put down the phone and take a closer look.  Is your tree really dead? 

Perform this quick test to determine if your tree is dead or just sick: snap off a small tree branch.  How difficult was it to break the branch?  Did the limb snap right off, or did you have to put effort into it?  Is the inside of the limb dry as dust, or is there still some moisture?  Moisture means life - so if you've determined that your tree isn't dead, it's likely to be diseased.  Get ready to put on your punching gloves, because here's how to fight back against tree disease:

Tree trimming and pruning - Its important that you remove dead limbs, however you don't want to scalp the tree.  If you have doubt as to your ability to trim it up nicely call in your local tree trimmer for help, the costs are insignificant when compared to the immediate and lasting results.

When it comes to tree disease, it's better to be safe than sorry.  If following these expert tips hasn't helped, don't hesitate to call upon a professional to help you out - the health of your tree will thank you for it! 

For More information or to book an appointment with one of our North Yorkshire arborists call us today on 0113 3206787


Stump Removal and Grinding Services

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Pruning a cherry tree is different than pruning other fruit trees.

Pruning most fruit trees is fairly simple. The end result should be a funnel allow equal amounts of sunlight to reach all the branches and in turn the fruit as it grows, promoting healthy growth and maturity of the individual fruits. Trimming a cherry tree is different, here's how...

Although the theory is the same, the end shape is different. It is sometimes described as a scaffolding, ladder or layers. In other words, all of the main producing branches should stick out perpendicular from the trunk, like a "T". The first layer starting 2" prime; -3" prime; from the ground and then additional branching at 2" prime; intervals all the way to the top. Like other fruit trees this allows equal amounts of sunlight to reach the fruit, thought the shape is different. It also increases air flow, which is important for optimal cherry growth.

Special Note: Never prune more than 25% of the tree except in very specific and rare cases.

When should I prune my cherry tree?

In a health region, free of silver leaf disease, pruning and trimming should be done in late winter just before the cherry tree starts to bud. If silver leaf disease is prevalent in your area then it is best to trim in the summer at the first sign of the disease.

Be sure to know the kind of cherry tree you have as some cherry trees require a slightly different approach. Especially varieties of ornamental cherry trees.

For More information or to book an appointment with one of our North Yorkshire tree contractors call us today on 0113 3206787

Tree Maintenance North Yorkshire – How Much Does Tree Felling Cost?

If you are like a number of people in North Yorkshire then you will have either one or a number of trees in your garden. Trees just like the plants in your garden need looking after or they can not only become unsightly but they can also become dangerous.

When you see professional tree surgeon performing tree pruning and trimming services they make it seem easy, but there is lot more to maintaining your tree than just cutting and trimming a few branches here and there. While you can do some tasks with your pruners and a saw, most of the jobs are best left to qualified and experienced tree surgeons.

The terms trimming and pruning are often interchangeably used to denote cutting trees, but for clarification, trimming is for grooming the tree, whereas pruning has to do with the tree’s health, as well as the safety of people and structures near the tree. Correct pruning and trimming has to do with what portions to cut, how much, and when to do it.

Our North Yorkshire tree surgeons team can play an important role in every area of your garden. They can not only advise you on the best practices to maintain the health and beauty of your trees but they can also diagnose and treat any illness your tree might sustain and also advise you on the best pest control methods for your situation. We also deal with the tree roots, soil maintenance and provide a 24 hour emergency tree removal service for if you think your tree has been badly damaged in a storm. Before going down the tree felling and tree removal route one of our tree surgeons will first check the tree for any splits, cracked limbs and any other storm damage. If it is possible we will repair the tree and remove any broken or cracked limbs to make the tree safe again. If he tree has fallen or is irreparable then we will safely remove the tree for you.

So whether you are looking at trimming a few branches from your tree, want your tree checked for diseases or storm damage, an entire tree removed, a stump ground down or removed or just some advise on how to best maintain your trees then call one of our Denby Dale tree surgery team today on 0113 3206787


Tree Trimming And Pruning Myths

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Pruning a cherry tree is different than pruning other fruit trees.

Pruning most fruit trees is fairly simple. The end result should be a funnel allow equal amounts of sunlight to reach all the branches and in turn the fruit as it grows, promoting healthy growth and maturity of the individual fruits. Trimming a cherry tree is different, here's how...

Although the theory is the same, the end shape is different. It is sometimes described as a scaffolding, ladder or layers. In other words, all of the main producing branches should stick out perpendicular from the trunk, like a "T". The first layer starting 2" prime; -3" prime; from the ground and then additional branching at 2" prime; intervals all the way to the top. Like other fruit trees this allows equal amounts of sunlight to reach the fruit, thought the shape is different. It also increases air flow, which is important for optimal cherry growth.

Special Note: Never prune more than 25% of the tree except in very specific and rare cases.

When should I prune my cherry tree?

In a health region, free of silver leaf disease, pruning and trimming should be done in late winter just before the cherry tree starts to bud. If silver leaf disease is prevalent in your area then it is best to trim in the summer at the first sign of the disease.

Be sure to know the kind of cherry tree you have as some cherry trees require a slightly different approach. Especially varieties of ornamental cherry trees.


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Important Things To Consider When Planting Trees In Your Yard

Trees can increase your property's value. In fact, properties surrounded by trees sell for 18-25% higher than those without trees. But aside from that, trees planted around buildings can actually cut air-conditioning costs by up to 50%. They can also generate jobs as well as contribute raw materials for buildings, books, newspapers and more than 15,000 other forest products.

Trees likewise provide shelter and food for wildlife like squirrel, bugs and birds while groves of trees will provide cover and food for larger mammals like deer and raccoons. Aside from that, hospital patients who have a view of trees often heal faster, leave the hospital sooner and use fewer pain medications as compared to those with a view of brick walls. Workers also become more productive when they see trees along their routes and from their office windows.

Indeed, planting trees can enhance your home landscape. Be reminded though that choosing the wrong tree can cause major headaches. Experts shared of the species to avoid.

Species To Avoid When Planting A Tree In Your Yard

Black Walnut - This is often grown for its edible nuts and shade; however its roots, buds and nut hull release a significant level of juglone, which is a chemical that will rob sensitive plants of require energy. If you plant garden vegetables like asparagus, eggplant, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes, and rhubarb near this tree, they will be prone to wilting and death. It can also affect other plants like pine, apple and pear trees, blackberry and raspberry bushes, and petunias and lilies.

Bradford Pear - This is very sensitive to leaf scorch and fire blight. The biggest problem with this is branch splitting because they have a v-shaped crotch. It splits in half, most especially during severe weather conditions.

Ash - This is the target of a beetle known as the emerald ash borer or EAB. Though nibbling by mature EAB will hurt foliage, the worst damage often comes from its larvae that feed on inner bark. Hence, water and nutrient transport is disrupted. Leaf loss, heavy woodpecker activity, split bark and water sprouts are the signs of EAB infestation.

Ginkgo - This is also known as biloba, a tree that can reach 115 feet tall and are among the famous residential trees because they are very durable. Problem might arise in late fall if female trees will produce a putrid-smelling fruit that will stick to shoes and can be tracked indoors.

Sweetgum - Though this is beautiful during fall, its spiny brown balls is its major drawback. These gumballs can cause injuries.

Planting the right trees can be very helpful in making your property more valuable. Consider investing in reliable tree care services to make it healthier and more beautiful.

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