Monthly Archives: December 2012

Chalara dieback of ash – (Chalara fraxinea)

Tree health has been a hot topic in recent weeks following the introduction of a new tree disease into the UK. There has been much press coverage regarding the potentially serious threat to one of our most valuable native trees – Ash. Chalara dieback of ash is a serious disease of ash trees caused by a… Read more »

Winter Weather Warnings

The recent and continued wet weather experienced across the UK and particularly here in the west country may pose problems for trees – the main concerns at this time of the year are the increased likelihood of winter storms and high winds. Flooding can alter the soil structure by allowing the various aggregates to fall apart,… Read more »