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3 Signs It’s Time To Prune Your Box Hedge

Pruning is all part of keeping your plants healthy, as much as it is about giving them a tidy-up. Because with pruning, you help with the weight of your shrubs, and stop pests and disease in their tracks. In this blog post, we’ll look at three common indications that your box hedge is ready for […]

An Introduction To Alex Shigo And His Pruning Techniques

Called ‘the father of modern arboriculture’, Dr. Alex Shigo is an important name amongst tree surgeons, and an ongoing source of inspiration for our methodology here at TreesUK. Today, we’re sharing some background information about this key industry figure, and why his techniques and approaches still ring true today.  A brief biography  Dr. Shigo was […]

Which Firewood Is Best?

The cold weather is here, meaning you’re either constantly heating your home or turning up the temperature, and you never seem to have enough layers on. So far, so familiar. But what about dusting off your wood burner? Today, our arborealists in Bromley and South East London are advising homeowners on the right kind of […]

Seasoned Vs Unseasoned Firewood: What’s The Difference

Picture the scene: you’re at home, enjoying a break from the hustle and bustle of work and family, soaking up the warmth of a roaring fire. In 2023, over 1.5 million British homes use wood for fuel – whether it’s an open fireplace or a log burner. If you’ve recently invested in one, you’ll need […]

How to prune a holly bush

With its spiky leaves and rich red berries, the holly plant (Ilex) is a universal symbol of Christmas – especially as the berries only begin to emerge in the late autumn. Here’s more about the plant, including how to prune it and keep it looking its best. Types of holly Incredibly, there are more than […]

We’re BALI accredited

When choosing landscaping services – especially in the Bromley and South East London area – you want to be sure you’re making the right choice. That means employing people who are trained and qualified to carry out the works you need both safely and effectively. And, as BALI members, that’s exactly what we do.  So, […]

How long does it take a tree to grow?

We’re TreesUK, the tree management experts. For over 20 years, we’ve been the arborealist of choice for homeowners and businesses across Bromley and South East London. But we’re not just about maintenance, tree surgery and tree removal. We want to create green spaces that people want to spend time in – and that’s often through […]

Which Type Of Hedge Is Right For Me?

Hedges are a fantastic investment for many properties. Not only do they provide privacy for gardens and outdoor spaces, but they give shelter from the wind, create shade, act as a natural sound barrier and could potentially increase your home security (when compared to a fence). Even better, most hedges only require pruning and trimming […]

3 Signs it’s Time to Prune your Leylandii

Whatever your outdoor space, we all want to keep our trees, bushes and shrubs looking neat and tidy – ensuring they stay healthy and look their very best. But without care and maintenance, growth slows, insects and disease can take over, and broken branches can weigh down your plants.  Today, we’ll look over the key signs […]

Pollarding, coppicing and pruning: what’s the difference?

The best gardens have had care and time spent on them in abundance. While sometimes that comes from exciting projects like planting a new bush or tree, sometimes it’s about maintaining your outdoor space and ensuring every grower has the right conditions to thrive. And nowhere does this ring more true than in the case […]