Tree Services in Herts

What We Do?

Our aspects of tree work cover: Pruning, shaping, reducing, felling, specific to your needs and requirements. We also cover maintenance of hedges and shrubs and offer: General hedge trimming, maintenance hedge cutting, overgrown hedge shaping, and shrub pruning.

These are some of the more common techniques used by arborists. Each job has its own unique requirements, all of which are discussed and arranged when we visit you to offer a quotation.

Where We Are

Our tree work and hedge cutting covers areas in Hertfordshire and Essex. We are based in Watton-at-Stone and most of our work is carried out in between Hertford, Stevenage and Welwyn Garden City.

Our Tree Services

We provide a wide range of services and are more than happy to discuss tree management with you in detail free of charge. There are so many kinds of jobs, large and small, and sometimes many ways to do them so we offer you all the options, pros and cons, as well as our recommendation, although its your tree so ultimately the decision is yours. We are happy to visit and talk to you without obligation and offer appropriate advice in the hopes that even if you don’t need us, you will call us back in the future when you really do need some help. We like to think that honesty is the best policy and we hope that you’ll appreciate this.

Our Services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Emergency Tree Surgery

    Emergency Callouts We are also available for emergency callout to deal with any potentially dangerous situations in Hertfordshire and Essex as quickly as possible. If this is the case we will put safety first and prioritise urgent work in order to ensure the welfare of the tree and the surrounding environment. As with all estimates […]
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  • Hedge Cutting and Maintenance

    Hedge Work We undertake a lot of annual hedge work jobs for regular customers. As well as the annual trim in the summer months we can also perform large reductions on tall hedges so they are easily maintainable by their owners in the future years, potentially saving money in the long term. Depending on the […]
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  • Coppicing

    Coppicing Coppicing is usually a woodland management technique but is also used occasionally in more domestic settings . Coppicing is the repeated cutting of a tree down to near ground level on a regular cycle and allowed to regrow. The stump is referred to as a coppice stool and is a method of producing straight […]
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  • Pollarding

    Pollarding Pollarding is useful with trees that have numerous branches arising from the same height on the trunk. Pollarding is carried out initially when a tree is young but after it has become established and has a stem diameter of between 1″ and 2″ at the desired height. Pollarding is a method of maintaining trees […]
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  • Removing a Tree that can’t be Felled.

    Sectional Dismantle Where there is  insufficient space to fell a tree in one go, or where there are obstacles that can not be removed then a tree can be removed by dismantling section by section. If it is not possible to drop sections from the tree and simply allow them to fall, they can be […]
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  • Felling a Tree

    Tree Felling Where the space allows a tree may be felled in one go as opposed to being dismantled. A directional wedge shaped cut is made at the base of the trunk and the tree is allowed to fall.  This may be required due to disease or future development on the land for other purposes. […]
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  • Raising a Crown

    Crown Raising This involves removing the lower branches of the tree, usually because they have started to become impractical when the branches have started to overhand roofs, interfere with the guttering, impeding vehicle access or simply get in the way when mowing the lawn. This can be carried out at any time of the year as […]
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  • Removal of Dead Wood from a Tree

    Deadwooding Deadwooding is necessary if the tree is in an area where the risk of falling branches is a potential problem. The removal of crossing branches always decreases the chance of disease occurring within the crown of the tree. Deadwooding can be done at any time of year.
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  • Crown Thinning

    Crown Thinning   This is something usually carried out upon a mature tree in when the customer is happy with the size and shape of the tree but feels that the canopy is in need of thinning. This involves a climber cutting and removing secondary, crossing and dead or dangerous branches from inside the tree. […]
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  • Crown Reduction

    Crown Reduction This is useful when a customer wants to keep the tree long term but it has become too big for its environment. The canopy of the tree may be overgrowing onto a building, neighbours property or public highway. We would usually recommend a reduction of the whole canopy by no more than a […]
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