Month: June 2018

Common Oak 15% Crown reduction,with a Pembrokeshire Tree Surgeon.

This Oak (Quercus robur) was formally a hedgerow tree and has been previously worked on 20 years ago or more, with large limbs (scaffold limbs) to the the lower canopy being removed to the left and write of the photo. A Visual Tree Assessment (VTA) was carried out, issues were monitored and a maintenance plan …

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Chicken of the Woods, with a Pembrokeshire Tree Surgeon.

Scientific name: Laetiporus sulphurous Common name: Chicken of the woods, Sulphur polypore Photos and words by Adrian Dowling, a Pembrokeshire Tree Surgeon 0f Arb-Aid Tree Care Specialists. Part of a Visual Tree Assessment (VTA) that was carried out in late summer last. Brown rot was evident on this veteran Oak (Quercus robur) with a major stem removed or …

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Thinning the Crown of a Mature Sycamore, with a Pembrokeshire Tree Surgeon.

Sycamore (Acer psuedoplatanus), 22m tree thinned 20% and reducing the height by 3m. Thinning out brought the canopy back from the garden, letting more light in and maintaining a good screen/privacy from the multi-storey carpark. The canopy to the left is a little bare, from removing branches damaged from squirrels eating the bark to get …

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