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  1. We're Good With Wood! Drop your Woodchip and Logs for free. Take 5 minutes to register with us, and then use our tip yard whenever you want. We take anything from a tree! That’s right, we are happy to take branches, trunks, roots, brash, chip and logs. If you bring chip and logs, great, no charge for you and less work for us. For wood other than chip or logs, we charge, and use our machinery to convert it to biomass.
  2. Hi Started growing some japanese maple/acer tree seedlings but I am confused at what they look like. Some of the high stems are 12 inches + looking at them but they look like grass? Not flat grass though. Harder more rounded grass.
  3. Agile Arbor is based in Kelso NSW, Australia. We specialise in all aspects of vegetation management, including residential, commerical, Government and Transport NSW work. This includes tree removal and stump grinding activities, roadside tree removal and pruning and dangerous tree removal within rail corridors, just to name a few. We currently hold Government contracts throughout the Greater Sydney region, the blue mountains and the central west. We are seeking a fully qualified and experienced Arborist to work with us in a full time position. To be considered - it would be an advantage to hold the following skills and qualifications. UK equivalent to Arboriculture Cert III AUS with minimum 2 years climbing experience. International driver's licence, truck licence would be advantageous Elevated work platform experience Excavator experience Have a good understanding and capability to adhere to health and safety regulations. Have good attention to detail For the right applicant we would offer: Sponsorship as an Arborist within our company - right to work in Australia Long term career opportunities Full time residency Immediate start Supportive and ongoing training A great team envrionment If you would like to apply, please email us with a little bit about yourself and attach a CV to: info@agilearbor.com.au jaz@agilearbor.com.au If you have any questions or would like any more information about the role, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can have a look at us here on our website. https://www.agilearbor.com.au/ Look forward to hearing from you!
  4. G4T Require a full time surveyor/Auditor to help with ongoing works across various DNO's WPD/SPEN. ( Cheshire area ) The candidate must have the required qualifications ( UA1 through to UA5 ) ideally hold a BTI certificate also If you would like more information or would like to apply for the position please send in CV's etc to info@g4tltd.com Many Thanks Team G4T
  5. Hello I’m new here, and thanks in advance I live in WSuffolk, it’s clay, we’re atop a hill, if that’s relevant. 2 story House, walls go down 1m deep, below which is concrete in trench. (We needed soil taken away after an oil spill elsewhere, so I saw this) No sign of subsidence. Previously the whole estate was a pig farm. Maybe the odd shelter here and there, maybe some shelter trees. It wasn’t woodland. It’s been standing about 22 yrs, now surrounded by patio, with a lean-to kit built conservatory, which sits on concrete pads, will be demolished within a year or two, it’s in an appalling state! To be replaced by patio I expect. Patio shields soil somewhat, It’s on a bed of mortar blobs and not well pointed. Some water may get through but not all. Prior to that going in 8 yrs ago it was gravel. Next door has an original patio laid as well, and the birch roots are lifting it nearest the tree. Both houses about 5m distant. So we’ve had a request to do something about the tree. The original owners (probably) planted trees down the boundary,( I’m sure they don’t predate the houses,)and closest to the house is a silver birch, and then a Malus, then a palm, each about 2m apart. The birch is now taller than the house. Trunk about 30cm diameter We topped it about 6-8yrs back and it rewarded us with a spurt of growth, and two trunks instead of one! We've had a tree surgeon look at it, and he advises to take it out in one go. We’ve heard about heave and that worries us, but he dismissed the idea. He actually said taking it down gradually would stimulate the roots to grow more. What do you think of that please? We’ve already cut it back once, as I said. We chose him because he did a balanced and attractive job of thinning a neighbour’s young trees, but I don’t know his training. He said he wasn’t insured to give a guaranteed opinion, and to inquire further, and so I’ve found you in my search. Sorry pic is rotated. Don’t know how to fix that! Can you help please? Many thanks
  6. Hello all, I would like to ask if there is anything I can do about birch tree that looks like will be dead by next year? We got a house with a garden last year, many beautiful huge trees - including birch. Last year the birch tree didn't have leaves in the very top of the crown. This spring it seems that the no leaves area spread and is now a bigger half of the tree. We would like to rescue this tree, help to keep it standing if there is anything we can do about it? What would be the advice regarding such tree? Leave it, cut part of it, add some good feed to it? How dangerous is it to leave a dead tree standing, hazzard of falling? The only history we know is that the last owner, had a digger digging out about 1m of the ground near the tree about 2-3 years ago. They only interrupted less than a quarter of the land around the tree. Possibly not visible very well on the picture, but the bottom part of the tree, maybe 2-3 levels, has new leaves sprouting. The upper half of the tree looks dry Thank you for your advice. Jana
  7. Hello all, Can anyone tell me what species of trees these logs come from please? I believe the first (left to right) is Blackthorn and second is Willow. Thank you Andy
  8. For in-tree use, looks good and easy to make. Anyone seen this or tried building one? (Edit) - now I look at it some more, I can see a few limitations.
  9. Hello Everyone, We are looking for capable tree workers to join or team due to months of work backed-up, it will be a better job than you have now with better pay, please only apply if this sounds like something you would like to experience. We are a friendly Arb Approved company in Wimbledon covering various client bases, but with a distinct lack of posh houses, we work in parks and London estates more commonly. We would really prefer a driver with no points, with a fair amount of experience, but not averse to a trainee with tickets. The pay will be more than you earn currently, but this can be discussed after a trial day if you're interested in joining us. I look forward to hearing from you, please email me. Many thanks, Tom tom@microbee.co.uk
  10. My latest project. Chunked down to the crotch. Then felled against the lean (bout 17 degrees). Leaning over septic tank, had to go the other way. Used a trick I came up with, and it worked. This above was the state of the lean. This after making the cuts and cranking the tirfor, tree was at vertical. And down. Tirfor cable slung round the back of the stem, so the stem was in about 45 degree bite. There was no anchor point in the direction of pull, so I "pushed" it instead.
  11. With DEFRA announcing a ban on imports into the UK of Quercus from The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, a timely reminder to source trees from a UK nursery with a Biosecurity Policy which can demonstrate an audit trail on every tree offered for sale. At Barcham Trees we have been banging this drum for years. Imports from Europe have been made available to the Landscape Industry to offer the variety demanded but these imports need to be grown on in the UK, acclimatised and quarantined before sale, to ensure any live or dormant pests and diseases are eradicated before despatch into our glorious UK landscape. At the link below is a PDF copy of our Biosecurity Policy which you can download and save to your computer for future reference. This is a useful guide to refer to from whichever nursery you source trees for planting in the UK. https://www.barchampro.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Barcham-Biosecurity-for-web.pdf
  12. I have a bit of a 'marmite' situation going on with this tree, can't make up my mind if I love it or hate it! Does anyone else have a view? I think I like the freshness and habit of the young tree but feel the mature tree is rather lollopy. At the Barcham Trees nursery we have some 40-50cm tall trees in 20 litre pots available from September 2019. Sometimes referred to as the Chile Pine, Araucaria araucana is also a native of Argentina. This ancient slow growing evergreen tree is well known for its distinctive long slender branches that are densely covered with overlapping spiked leaves. Amazingly enough, it was once a native of Britain. The fossilized wood from this tree was highly coveted by Queen Victoria. Otherwise known as Jet, it was used in the making of mourning jewellery. Hardy in the UK, they are often planted far too close to houses so have to be removed before they get to maturity. This unusual conifer prefers a moist loamy soil and has great apical dominance drawing the tree up strongly vertical so it is very suited to crown lifting. Handle with care - the foliage/leaves are very sharp! The cones are globular up to 20cm in length and take up to three years to mature. Product spec:- https://lnkd.in/gbPKsa9 #trees
  13. Hey all my arborist friends. What do you think about this product?? it shoots very accurate up to 250 feet and is made of stainless steel and air pressured. The costs seem to be very competitive with other products we have trouble with accuracy. Is it worth it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_h-8gpEJHw
  14. Rockleigh Ltd Currently looking for a new member of staff to join our growing team Must have a minimum CS30/31, CS32, CS38/39 Manual handling and CSCS preferred Full clean driving licence preferred Based in Thrapston but will be required to travel across the East Midlands 40 hours a week. Candidates must be reliable, diligent and experienced in undertaking crown reductions and sectional dismantling jobs to a very high standard. They undertake a wide range of tree surgery to the highest standards. The job is for someone experienced in tree surgery for at least 3 years . All relevant NPTC's Chainsaw qualifications will be required and a trailer license would be a bonus.
  15. Hi Everyone. a friend of mine messaged me these pictures and said this tree has grown on the border of their boundary. What species would you say it was? thanks as anyways
  16. I am thinking of removing this tree in our front garden. I have heard that tree removal can cause issues with ground heave. The tree is around 2-3m from the house. The soil is quite dark and peaty I think and there has previously been mining activity in the area. any advice would be greatly appreciated.
  17. We're looking for a new team member! TREE AND LANDSCAPE – CAD TECHNICIAN JOB DESCRIPTION May 2018 COMPANY BACKGROUND The Tree and Woodland Company was set up in 2010 and offers consultancy and implementation services for tree and woodland projects throughout the UK. There are currently 4 full-time staff as well as self employed sub-contractors. Our key skills are management of trees in historic landscapes, hazard tree assessment and woodland management on large estates, managing trees in development sites, and golf course tree management. We provide specialist advice, draw up work recommendations, project manage, and also deliver work proposals using our team of sub-contractors. BACKGROUND TO ROLE The person in this role will be responsible for supporting the arboricultural team in the production of surveys and reports. The scope of the role will cover the production of drawings in various software packages; report co-ordination and formatting; assistance with planting designs and onsite project management. It is predominantly therefore an office-based role, with some scope for site work. The Tree and Landscape Technician will report to the Senior Arboriculturalist, and work alongside other team members. The role has developed out of business growth, and the consequent need for full-time support to the arboricultural consultancy team. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Creation of arboricultural and landscape drawings in AutoCAD, Adobe, and Illustrator; e,g, development-related tree plans, landscape masterplans, historic landscape restoration plans. Report co-ordination, formatting, and checking. Assistance with planting designs and production of planting bills of quantities. Assistance with project management of planting projects onsite. Keeping electronic and hard copy filing of jobs up to date. Assist with updating company website and preparation of marketing materials SKILLS REQUIRED Essential: Competent in use of AutoCAD, Adobe, Illustrator, or keen to learn these programmes Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel). Reasonable working knowledge of trees, landscape design and/or horticulture Good organisational skills. Good interpersonal skills, working with other team members. Desirable: Experience of planting design work. Use of GIS mapping systems. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE At least 1 years’ experience in an arboricultural / horticultural / landscape role. Arboricultural or landscape qualifications valuable. HOURS AND SALARY 37.5 hours per week, 9am – 5pm with half hour break. Working hours have some flexibility by agreement. Competitive Pay rate to be based on experience. CLOSING DATE for applications is June 1st, 2018. HOW TO APPLY You can apply via LinkedIn: https://preview.tinyurl.com/ydav8wmf, OR Email your CV to Nicola McKinlay: nm@treeandwoodland.co.uk A cover letter to tell us more about you is welcomed, but not neccessary. Please note, we are unable to communicate regularly on this forum - therefore, please direct all questions to the email above.
  18. Anyone in the reserves/TA had a big increase in PAX? I'm looking for a good alternative to cover me for tree work and army reserve work.
  19. Hi, Puzzled by this one? Had lightly fissured bark and low densely branched form. Was thinking Crataegus sp but no thorns. Apologies pictures aren't great. Any ideas appreciated.
  20. Richard Climber

    Stert Quarry Farm

    Wood chips & hardwood accepted. Both need to be clean, no roots, no branches, no mud, no weeds, Please call ahead to book in delivery. Look for Sustainable Farms on the map, don't look at the red pointer for the postcode as its 500m south of our correct location.
  21. idverde is the UK’s leading provider of integrated management and maintenance services for parks and green spaces. The company has recently merged with the largest French landscaping business and together, the idverde group is the largest of its kind in Europe. In the UK, we employ over a thousand employees nationally and we’re growing fast. The services we provide include landscape design and construction, park management and consultancy, grounds maintenance, tree surgery and external cleansing. Job Title: Tree Surveyor Location: Birmingham Salary: Competitive The main purpose of the role will be to undertake tree condition surveys and detailed tree inspections, and to provide reports and technical support to colleagues, customers and clients as required mainly in the Birmingham area. idverde are currently looking to recruit a Qualified Tree Surveyor to undertake ad-hoc and programmed inspections of the trees, entering data onto a computerised system and where necessary specifying remedial works. Role Responsibilities Undertake asset inspections where specific tree knowledge is required To ensure that tree inspection and surveys are accurate and provided all information required. Provide accurate reports and responses to tree related queries. Provide a professional service to customers Meet agreed targets and performance standards. Undertake Audits of works to ensure quality and safety Maintain an up to date knowledge of tree pest and disease developments, national standards relating to trees and developments in Arboriculture. Skills & Qualifications Minimum of QCF level 3 Arboricultural qualification Lantra Professional Tree Inspection desirable and relevant industry experience. IT literate, MS Office programmes, GIS and Asset management/Survey software Experience of using mobile computing devices Use of Visual Tree Assessment techniques. Demonstrable previous relevant industry experience is desirable. Self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised as well as part of a team Good communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to communicate professionally, concisely and effectively, particularly to those with and without an understanding of trees and tree related issues If you feel you have the required skills and experience please send a covering letter and up to date CV to the email address below quoting TSBirmingham. The covering letter should clearly state the skills and experiences you possess that are particularly relevant to the role. Email: recruitment@idverde.co.uk
  22. Good morning, Microbee is based in Wimbledon with a mixed client base of schools, parks, domestic and commercial work. We are currently looking for trainee climbers who have just completed their 4 key competencies for becoming a climber CS 30,31,38 and 39. We are an Approved Contractor with the Arb Association. For the successful applicant we can offer a competitive salary with a quarterly profit bonus and automatic overtime at time and a half after 4pm. Please send me an email to tom@microbee.co.uk with a CV or personal summary if you are interested in a trial day. Kind regards, Tom
  23. Hello My name is Jamie, I’m looking for employment in Devon, im in the Newton Abbot/Totnes area. I’m looking for felling work ideally, I have my NPTC 30/31 and have my course booked in December for the over 380mm felling. I have all my own PPE, saw, transport etc. Looking to gain some real hands on experience, as I would like to make a career in this area of work. Thanks, Jamie
  24. Hello Everyone, We are an Arb Approved Contractor in Wimbledon looking to give someone a better job than they currently have on more money and automatic overtime after 4pm and a bonus every 3 months if we make a profit. What's not to like? If you definitely will have a better job than your current one, why not get in touch? Various experience levels will be considered as we really just need another decent person on board the ship. Key facts : A better job than you have at the moment Bonus scheme based on Quarterly profit Working hours from 0700 to 1600 Automatic overtime at time and a half after 4pm Training provided gladly to valuable staff Pension, 20 days annual leave etc Working in various areas across London on mixed work, schools, parks, domestic Please email if you are interested in the position. tom@microbee.co.uk Many thanks, Tom

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