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Leeds Tree Surgeon Blog by ICS Tree services

Britain’s oldest tree How old do you think Britain’s oldest tree is? As a commercial arborist we should know really shouldn’t we?! Apparently it’s 4,000 years old but unfortunately, it’s thought to be dying! The tree in question is a…

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Do Trees Walk? Yes They Do!

Do Trees Walk? Yes They Do!   Let me start by saying it’s unlikely you will ever witness a tree actually walking as we think of it. After all, the Stars of The Lord of the Rings are fictional for…

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Approved tradesmen

ICS Tree services Ltd are proud to be awarded both Fairtrades and Trustmark approved status, this means we are trading fairly and offering quality workmanship. Trustmark is a Government endorsed and vetted scheme, this is good news for our many customers…

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Sweet chestnut tree disease

Sweet chestnut tree disease - movement restrictions introduced Following findings of sweet chestnut blight in parts of Devon, UK plant health authorities have introduced a prohibition on the movement of sweet chestnut and oak material within three 5km zones in…

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How much does it cost!

How much does it cost!   It depends…. Aaargh! What do you mean “It depends”? Here is a list of some of the factors which will influence the price quoted to you for the removal of a tree: Size of…

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Trusted and expert tree surgeon in Leeds

Trusted and expert tree surgeon in Leeds Do you want to receive the support from a trusted and expert tree surgeon in Leeds? When you are facing a difficult situation with your tree, you may be left feeling slightly nervous…

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UK Horse chestnut trees under threat!

UK Horse chestnut trees under threat! If Ash Dieback (Chalara) wasn’t enough to make the tree-lovers amongst us feel concerned, UK Horse chestnut trees under threat!, This, from The Independent on October 18th 2016: The horse chestnut leaf miner moth,…

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A Happy Ending We love a story with a happy ending! A giant redwood in California that grew to the height of a 30-storey building but was ignominiously felled after a drunken bet, is now about to be reborn in…

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Funky Fungi!

We found this fabulous Funky Fungi!  on dead wood at our yard this week. Called Coral Spot because after affected branches die they develop pinhead-sized coral-pink fungal pustules, is a disease caused by the fungus Nectria cinnabarina. It causes die-back…

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