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Tree removal. The removal of trees by felling and other methods when felling is not suitable. Felling and removal service, cutting down to ground level. Stump removal also available.

What is ARBORICULTURE? Arboriculture meaning, definition & explanation.

What is ARBORICULTURE? What does ARBORICULTURE mean? ARBORICULTURE meaning, definition & explanation.
Arboriculture is the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants.
The science of arboriculture studies how these plants grow and respond to cultural practices and to their environment. The practice of arboriculture includes cultural techniques such as selection, planting, training, fertilization, pest and pathogen control, pruning, shaping, and removal. A person who practices or studies arboriculture can be termed an 'arborist' or an 'arboriculturist'. A 'tree surgeon' is more typically someone who is trained in the physical maintenance and manipulation of trees and therefore more a part of the arboriculture process rather than an arborist. Risk management, legal issues, and aesthetic considerations have come to play prominent roles in the practice of arboriculture. Businesses often need to hire arboriculturists to complete "tree hazard surveys" and generally manage the trees on-site to fulfill occupational safety and health obligations. Arboriculture is primarily focused...

Horse logging & forestry – London Tree Surgeons

Horse logging & forestry.

Horse logging still has a place in the UK where using machinery will damage the woodland. Horse logging is the removal of felled timber using horses. Horse-logging, or snigging, has grown very popular in recent years and for good reason: using horses in woodlands is traditional, eco-friendly and the horses can work in steep conditions where machinery would often get stuck. Horses can get to areas that machinery can’t get into and they work much more quietly than most forestry machinery: they are good neighbours where woodlands are near to housing.
In four days 47 tonnes of timber were hauled.
Various breeds can be used including Ardennes, Suffolk Punches, Belgian Draft horses or Norwegian Fjordhorses: often the horses used are smaller than traditional carthorses as they have to be more agile and able to handle slopes and move around trees. Typically they can work a 6-7 hour day and can remove around 8-10...

Volunteers wanted: Help maintain the borough’s fantastic Community Kitchen Gardens

Help maintain the borough’s fantastic Community Kitchen Gardens

Did you know there are over 65 community kitchen gardens in Kensington and Chelsea? Growing from the initial development of 10 in 2010, the gardens have become local hubs for neighbours and growers across The Royal Borough to come together. To continue the growth of the gardens, and to keep the large sites looking tip-top, the Kitchen Gardens Team are looking for people who would like to help out, build up their gardening knowledge and meet fellow green-fingered residents. The Team are looking for volunteers in the following roles: Weeding and pruning, general garden tidying and tool maintenance, greenhouse work, compost turning, planting and/or supporting events across Kensington and Chelsea. Source: Volunteers wanted: Help mantain the borough’s fantastic Community Kitchen Gardens...