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Ash Tree Pollard: A Safe Solution for Tree Maintenance

Safety should always be a top priority when it comes to managing trees on your property. One homeowner in Lenham recently faced serious concerns regarding an ash tree on their premises. Large branches were consistently falling off, posing a risk to both people and property. The situation reached a breaking point when a 10-inch thick branch came crashing down, damaging the building underneath. It was clear that immediate action was needed to address this potentially dangerous situation.

At Tree Pro Ltd, we understand the importance of preserving trees whenever possible. This is why we recommended the pollard option for this particular ash tree. Pollarding is a pruning technique that involves removing the upper branches of a tree to promote regrowth from the main trunk. By intervening with the tree’s growth pattern, we can reduce the risk of falling branches, while also ensuring that the tree has the opportunity to thrive in a controlled manner.

One of the advantages of pollarding is that it allows the tree to regrow in a more compact and sturdy form. By regularly pruning the upper branches every few years, we can prevent the tree from becoming top-heavy, which often leads to branch breakage during storms or periods of high winds. This proactive approach not only safeguards your property but also provides the ash tree with a chance to rejuvenate and continue its growth cycle.

Check the before, during and after below of the ash tree preservation –

By choosing the pollard option, our client in Lenham made a wise decision. Instead of completely removing the tree, they opted for a solution that addressed both safety concerns and the desire to keep the tree on their property. Thanks to our intervention, the tree now has the opportunity to regrow in a controlled manner while minimizing the risk of falling branches.

At Tree Pro Ltd, we take pride in our expertise in tree maintenance and safety. Our team of certified arborists is equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure that every job is carried out to the highest standards. We understand that each tree is unique, and we tailor our services to meet the specific needs of every client.

If you find yourself in a similar situation with a potentially hazardous tree on your property, do not hesitate to contact Tree Pro Ltd. Our team will assess the situation and provide you with safe and effective solutions. We are committed to preserving trees whenever possible, and the pollard option is just one example of our dedication to maintaining a balance between safety and nature.

If you have any questions, contact Tree Pro Ltd at 07732 527588. To schedule an appointment please email [email protected]

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