During a recent drive around a local town, we came across a building site. The billboards were advertising a new housing development. Once complete, it would comprise eight residential properties. Unfortunately, the site attracted our attention for all the wrong reasons. What we saw was a prime example of when laws to protect trees on development sites are ignored
Hooray - the sun has finally got its hat on and it seems spring is here at last! Traditionally, spring is a time when the property market gets a boost as people start thinking about moving home. It is also when tree consultants like us see an increase in enquiries about our services. Why? Because some homebuyers will find
At Apex Environmental we spend a lot of our time dealing with tree problems, but on the flipside, trees can be a wonderful asset to a garden.
Arboriculture is a tricky word. For one thing, it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. Also, we find that more often than not, most people we speak to aren’t entirely sure what it means. The first part, ‘arbor’, is Latin for tree. Simply put, arboriculture refers to the cultivation, management and study of trees and shrubs.
It’s starting to really feel like winter now, which means digging out the woolies! This week we were out in the elements a fair bit. Here’s a flavour of where we went and why… Where: A potential development site in rural Oxfordshire The job: A BS5837 Tree Survey Our client: A firm of architects What we did: