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Free – rotten tree logs – ideal for Camden wildlife garden

Free - rotten tree logs - ideal for Camden wildlife garden. Free delivery to Camden. A cancelled order for logs for a wildlife garden, dead wood wildlife habitat, has left a load of logs available to a good home. [gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" link="none" ids="1602,432,1524,1162"] LondonTreeSurgeons promoting biodiversity through good practice in arboriculture. What is arboriculture?  ...

Lime tree pleaching London tree surgeons

Lime tree pleaching London tree surgeons - Job Profile

Pleaching or plashing is a technique of interweaving living and dead branches through a hedge for stock control. Trees are planted in lines, the branches are woven together to strengthen and fill any weak spots until the hedge thickens. Branches in close contact may grow together, due to a natural phenomenon called inosculation, a natural graft. Pleach also means weaving of thin, whippy stems of trees to form a basketry effect. [gallery type="columns" size="medium" ids="3117,3118,3119,3120,3121"] Lime trees take well to pleaching and this is a fine example of work in  progress at All Saints Church in Highgate North London. [gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" ids="3122,3123,3124,3125,3126,3127,3128,3129"] Also see Lime trees - tree pruning...