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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some examples of various questions asked by our commercial and residential clients. If you have a specific question that relates to any of our services or if you are usure as to which of our services suits your requirements please contact us via our enquiry page and a member of our team will be in touch.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF PLANTING?
Trees have many values such as adding aesthetics privacy or shade to an area. Reducing noise and pollution. Clean soil from chemicals and other pollutants (phytoremediation). Reduce heating bills by protecting properties from winter winds. Reduce high water level areas and prevent soil loss. Increase wildlife and improve the environment. Which ever you choose we can meet your requirements.

my tree has dead branches. can anything be done?
Yes. Dead branches on a tree can be a hazard to people and building. GEOTREE can safely remove these branches for you.
 
I have a treeS that block sunlight into my garden. what can be done?
Crown reduction reduces the size of a trees crown and helps maintain the form and structural integrity of the tree. Reducing the tree size will give more light into a garden and be less obstructive to nearby buildings.

DO YOU OFFER MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS?
We offer the highest quality service and competitive rates to our grounds maintenance contracts. GEOTREE has insurance cover with no height restrictions. 

WHAT IS COPPICING?
Used mostly for woodland management, coppicing is a method used to encourage new growth and be harvested year after year. If managed on a rotational program in specific areas this has the added benefit for ecology.

what is DISMANTLING / TREE FELLING?
Used for complete removal of a tree from small to large and can be removed in sections by using various techniques such as cranes and MEWPS (mobile elevated work platforms).

WHAT IS CROWN THINNING?
This reduces the trees internal growth by selectively thinning the trees density tohelp eliminate branch failure from strong winds and open up the trees canopy. This method will not affect the trees height or shape.  

what is CABLE BRACING?
This is a technique used to eliminate branch failure and other weaknesses within a tree to prolong a trees life. We use the latest and most reliable products on the market ensuring minimal damage to the tree.

what is PRUNING?
Selective removal of parts of a plant, shrub or tree such as buds or branches etc. Pruning will control and direct growth improving and maintaining health.

WHAT IS END WEIGHT REDUCtion?
This is normally used on selected limbs to reduce back to the trees natural form and reduce limb failure.
 
WHAT IS POLLARDING?
Defined as the cutting back of all branches to the main stem. This method is commonly used on some species of street trees as controlled maintenance and less obstructive to utility services and buildings.
 
DO YOU OFFER HEDGE TRIMMING?
We can regularly trim hedges for you and reduce the size and height you require.

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