Thinning a tree’s canopy Here we show one type of pruning: thinning out a tree’s canopy, in this case a sycamore, in order to allow more light to reach the gardens below. Another benefit is that the canopy will provide less
Tree sugery for a lighter garden Tree work results in a lighter, more open garden. In the photos below we show the effect of removing two overgrown cypress trees and pruning a walnut tree, a fig tree and a plum tree.
Removing a climbing plant from a tree If a climbing plant gets into a tree it can take over. It may turn the tree into an indiscernible green blob. It will also likely reduce the sunlight that reaches the tree’s
Sensitive reduction by thinning Here’s what can be achieved by a sensitive reduction: a slightly smaller, significantly thinner tree, thereby allowing more light to reach the houses behind and the gardens below, while maintaining a natural shape and a healthy
Thinning a tree’s crown to increase light penetration and reduce leaf fall. Crown thin: below are before and after photos of a roughly 50 feet (five story) tall sycamore whose crown we thinned out by about a third. This increased
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Tree work that makes trees more fun for children Here’s a before (top) and after (bottom) some of our tree work at a local nursery school playground: the after photo is a close up of the left half of the
Pruning trees in north London Here are just a couple of recent examples showing how pruning trees can give them a more pleasing shape and allow more light through, thereby making your garden a more enjoyable place. First, a twenty foot tall
Tree surgery on a big lime tree Just a quick post from your friendly north London tree surgery experts showing our work cleaning out epicormic shoots from the crown of a big lime tree and thinning out the regrowth from
Garden maintenance, LG trees style. This is just a quick Saturday morning shout out from LG trees to show you a side of garden maintenance you might not have seen before: one of our tree surgeons weeding a near vertical cliff face.