Here we show some restorative tree work, pruning an apple tree. We did this in winter when it was dormant. Over time apple trees can become overly congested. We have thinned the tree’s canopy by pruning back to significant branches,
Pruning an olive tree Here we have before and after photos of us pruning an olive tree, which is on the left in both photos. We also trimmed back the jasmine growing over the wall, removed it from the tall
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
Willow trunk replaced by crab apple. We can remove a tree that is too big for your garden and replace it with something more suitable. In this case we removed a willow trunk that had been pollarded previously, ground out the
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.