14th July 2021
Legal Series: The Bigger They Are the Harder They Fall Out of Favour with Neighbours

We are often called in to deal with trees that have got their owners into legal hot water, so we thought you might appreciate a quick overview of the sort of trouble your garden trees could be getting you into with your neighbours. Safety Is Your Responsibility If a tree (or any part of a […]

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13th July 2021
Being an Arborist

We know you’re going to like this one... Here is a sneak peek, through the lens, what it’s like to be an Arborist at Thor's Trees... Why be an Arborist? Being an Arborists and working within London is truly thrilling yet rewarding. It is a continuous opportunity to push yourself in being the best possible […]

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13th July 2021
3 top tips on caring for your ‘ fruit trees ’

Fruit trees are a must have in any garden. Whether you have a small city garden or a large rural space, a fruit tree is a great addition to any space. 1. When should I prune?  Most fruit trees should be pruned when dormant, in the winter, between November and early March. An exception for this […]

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13th July 2021
4 Simple Ways You Could Save £100s on Your Tree Care Costs

They don’t call England a ‘green and pleasant land’ for nothing – we love our countryside and what little of it we have at home, the trees, shrubs, bushes and hedges in our gardens, we tend to be very proud of as well. But let’s face it, maintenance can cost a small fortune in time […]

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13th July 2021
Do you need a surgeon, an arborist, or an arboriculturalist?

If you’re a homeowner or landlord looking for someone to maintain, or manage, the trees, bushes and hedges in your garden(s), then I wouldn’t be at all surprised if you were more than a little confused about who you should be calling for advice and assistance. Which begs the question: what's the difference between a […]

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1st July 2021
Maintenance; Is Pruning Killing or Helping?

If you have trees in your front, back or side gardens, in your grounds or as one of your management/maintenance responsibilities, then you have a choice to make – leave them to grow as nature intended, cut them back yourself when you feel they need it, or call in the experts. Pruning is a crucial […]

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1st July 2021
The Mighty Oak Tree

The oak tree holds a special place in all our hearts. It’s the most common species of tree in England, and because of the height, scale, and age that it grows to, it has always been considered a symbol of endurance in our history. This is the story of the mighty oak, and how having […]

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1st July 2021
How to spot a cowboy and why it’s important to do so

Tree surgery is a dangerous business. You might think this statement is rather obvious, what with chainsaws, ropes and working at height being part and parcel of the profession, but more and more ‘cowboys’ are entering the market (and also the column inches of national newspapers when things go wrong…). This article aims to help […]

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1st July 2021
The Silver Birch

The silver birch is a striking tree, with its silver-grey trunk and limbs that shed paper-like bark, light canopy and drooping branches, weighed down by yellow-brown and green catkins in April and May each year. It grows to around 30 metres in height and its triangular-shaped, serrated leaves go from light green in the summer […]

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1st July 2021
Don’t Be Stumped. All you need to know about Stump removal.

This article is for you if you are looking to fell a tree in your garden, or you have an unsightly or inconvenient stump in your garden, because stump removal can be a really tough task for the uninitiated. Here are some of the facts you’ll want to know upfront: Stumps should be removed when […]

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