Nick Organ, Author at Tree Maintenance Ltd.

Nick Organ

Ash Dieback 101

Ash Dieback 101

Across the world, Ash trees are under threat from a disease known as ash dieback. Watch consultant Nick Organ with everything you need to know.

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The effects of floods and storms on trees

The effects of floods and storms on trees

Floods and storms effect trees in many ways, their effect is greatly influenced by many factors such as wind speed, wind direction, rain intensity and duration, location, water type tree species, age and health. Trees can adapt to changing conditions but this...

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Tree surgery terms explained

Tree surgery terms explained

Once you have decided that your trees or shrubs need some attention, the next step is to contact a tree surgeon for advice on tree surgery and a quote. On arrival, the tree surgeon (or Arborists to give the correct title) will listen to your requirements and ask...

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Why use a Tree Surgeon?

Why use a Tree Surgeon?

Tree Surgeons are more than people who cut trees. They are skilled craftsmen with years of experience and a pride in the service they offer. Most tree surgeons will offer a wide range of services to help you with any tree, shrub or hedge work that is needed. They...

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When should I prune a Cherry or Plum tree?

When should I prune a Cherry or Plum tree?

At first this might seem a very straightforward question, and could be answered with a straightforward reply.  But to do so would only be giving you a small amount of information that will have you coming back to ask more... So let’s start with the simple answer to...

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The Fine Art of Pruning an Apple Tree

The Fine Art of Pruning an Apple Tree

When it’s time for apple tree pruning you need to follow some basic rules or the end result could be disastrous. As August sets in, an apple tree orchard should be full of beautiful green leafy trees laden with fruit. Unfortunately, apple orchards can become...

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Honey Fungus

Honey Fungus

Honey Fungus (Armillaria species) is a common fungus that exists frequently on dead plant material, but has the ability to become parasitic on the living roots and lower stem of many sorts of plant.

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