Tree Surgeon Maidstone; Arboriculture

Tree Surgeon Maidstone; Arboriculture

We are arboriculturalist Kent and Tree Surgeon Maidstone. In this section we discuss some common examples of Arboriculture Proposed Work. These are some of the approved techniques as described in the British Standard: “Recommendations for Tree Work (BS3998)”.

A combination of these techniques may be used or other methods not specified here. Naturally we are very happy to discuss your arboriculture questions in more detail, and please feel free to contact us. We will always provide you with detailed advice on the quote.

We are Technician members of the Arboriculture Association TechArborA and follow advice from industry bodies such as AFAG, FISA and LLANTRA.

Most importantly all our work is carried out to British Standards 3998 (2010) Recommendations for Tree work

Formative Pruning

In its early years a tree may need some formative pruning to encourage it to develop a good shape.¬†¬† Removing some of the lower branches…

Crown-lifting

This is carried out to increase the clearance between the ground level and the lower branches either to allow access below the tree…

Tree felling & removal

Sometimes we can’t avoid this course of action, maybe your tree is causing damage to your property, too big for it’s surroundings, dead, dying diseased…

Pollarding

A very traditional form of tree care often seen in large cities where the street trees are well maintained on a regular basis. It involves the removal of …

Crown-reducation

Some trees can be reduced in height and/or spread while preserving a natural tree shape. It is particularly useful if your tree is getting too large …

Crown-thinning

Crown thinning involves the removal of a proportion of secondary and small live growth from throughout the entire crown. This results in an even density of foliage.

Stump Removal

Sometimes after a tree has been felled you may need the stump removed, this may be to enable a new tree to be planted or maybe you are having …

Cable Bracing

These systems are the most modern up to date on the market and have been tested and developed over many years, and unlike the old-fashioned steel systems…

Ivy Removal

Although not directly dangerous to a tree, ivy can add extra mass to a tree and hide defects within the crown…