At the 2019 Arb Conference in Exeter

Great talks on managing ancient trees and the organisms they support, ways to create lost habitats for rare creatures in living trees, the latest on threats to our native trees...all in one of the best arboretums in Devon at Exeter Uni. Oh well back to topping overgrown Leylandii hedges tomorrow..... Continue reading

Ash dieback

Upsetting but expected....this devastating disease is really hitting the larger trees now, with dead tips all over some crowns. This is a crisis on a par with Dutch Elm disease. Now there are some major points to make. It is expected that a very low percentage of the trees may have some resistance to the… Continue reading