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What does a tree surgeon do?

What does a tree surgeon do? If it weren’t for the vast swathes of forest covering the UK, the countryside would surely look quite different to how it does now. In nature, trees are an integral part of the ecosystem, providing sanctuary for various flora and fauna, as well as fertilising the ground once it… Read more »

Top National Parks To Visit In The North Of England

Charlotte Bronte famously described the Lake District as ‘a glorious region, of which I had only seen the similitude in dreams’. With National Parks Week running from 24 – 30 July 2018, there’s no better time to discover your own dreams in the north of England’s top five national parks: The Peak District The advent… Read more »

New Wheels: We’ve Got The Best Machinery For The Job

When you hire a grounds maintenance company, you expect an efficient service and a professional finish – which can only be delivered by a company that has the right type of machinery for the task at hand. Jobs like large area cutting, amenity grass cutting, line marking and landscaping require specialist, heavy duty equipment –… Read more »

National Gardening Month: 5 Top Gardening Tips For Spring

April is National Gardening Month and a great time to spring-clean your garden so that it’s ready for you to enjoy in the warmer months ahead. Winter weather can take its toll on grass, flowerbeds and trees, which will all need some care to get them back to their best. It’s time to open up… Read more »

Is It Time To Spring-Clean Your School Grounds?

It’s traditional to deep-clean your home in the spring but it’s also a great time for schools to get on top of grounds maintenance after the winter and prepare for the term ahead. Most school grounds typically include a car park, playground and garden around the main school building/s, and some may have sports facilities (such as… Read more »

The Different Types of Tree Surgery Services

Sunnybank Forestry specialises in a wide range of tree surgery services, including tree pruning, tree removal, hedge reductions and dangerous tree removal for both domestic and commercial clients through Manchester and Cheshire. Domestic work:- Tree pruning – this can be a very dangerous operation which requires the skills of a qualified and experienced tree surgeon…. Read more »

How Do I Tell If My Tree Is Healthy?

We all know how important trees are to the environment and in our gardens trees help to create a beautiful backdrop to the other plants as they change through the seasons. With mature trees, it is easy to take for granted that they will always be there, but how do we know if they are… Read more »

What is Tree Dressing Day?

Tree dressing is based on many old customs from all over the world. In the UK, Tree Dressing Day falls on the first weekend of December. It was initiated by Common Ground in 1990, when they decorated 150 London Plane trees in the Covent Garden area, to show that every tree counts! Since then, in… Read more »

World Architecture Day 2017

Do you think treehouses are just for children? Well, you would be wrong. Tree houses of all shapes and sizes are becoming very popular all over the world. In some parts of the world treehouses are part of everyday life, as people live permanently in treehouses to protect themselves and their belonging from animals and… Read more »

Lime Tree Tidy-up in Urmston

We were approached by our client based in Urmston to take on the task of a hedge reduction and tidy up, along with crown list (removing the lower branches) and deadwood (non-living branches due to external factors or ageing) to the lime tree. As you can see in the before and after pictures below, there… Read more »