Air Spade Demonstration in Oxford

One of the lesser known work elements of our tree surgery services in Oxford is something called air spading.  While arborists have long been able to examine trees above the ground, the air spade is a tool used for clearing soil from the base of trees, exposing the...

Tree Clearance at site in Oxford

This week our tree surgeons felled and removed 3 large trees at a site near Oxford for a commercial client.  A five man team arrived with two wood chippers and three trucks in order to complete the tree work efficiently, in just one day. Our tree surgeons...

The Best Time of Year for Pruning Trees

Pruning trees correctly to control or alter their size, shape or form is a skilled procedure that our trained arborists undertake on a daily basis in gardens around Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Although woodland trees grow well with only nature's...

Which? Trusted Tree Surgeon

It’s very important to use professional and reputable tree surgeons, and here at 4 Seasons Tree Care we are proud to be endorsed by Which? Trusted Traders. Which? has been testing products and services for nearly 60 years and now they are also assessing...

Meet the Team – Sam Harper

Name: Sam Harper Job Title: Arborist Why did you decide on this career path? Wanted a change of pace from a very different career What job did you do previously? Genetic Technologist What’s the best part of your job? My fellow colleagues; people that I learn from...

The Cedar of Lebanon

Cedrus libani, commonly known as the Cedar of Lebanon or Lebanon cedar, is a species of cedar native to the mountains of the Eastern Mediterranean basin. It is a majestic evergreen conifer that can reach 40 m (130 ft) in height. It’s the national emblem of...

What is a Tree Surgeon?

A tree surgeon is responsible for the planting, pruning, felling and general treatment, care and maintenance of trees. The job has many responsibilities and is one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. Known also as an arborist, or...

The Fern Leaved Beech

Fagus Sylvatica Asplenifolia, also known as the Fern-leaf or Cut-leaf Beech, is a truly majestic tree which has been produced in cultivation by selective breeding of the common beech. It was introduced to the UK in the early 1800’s and has been a favourite as a...

Meet The Team – Scott Stroud

Name: Scott Stroud Job Title: Senior Arborist Why did you decide on this career path? It was by mistake, my brother who is also an arborist rang me and said Ealing council are recruiting. I went for the interview and the rest is history. What job did you do...

Pollarding Willow Trees in Oxford

This job involved pollarding several large old Crack Willows at a riverside property near Oxford in order to prolong the life of the trees and open a view to the river. The trees at this property had not been managed for at least 15 years and so large limbs were...

Tree Surgery Work in Long Crendon, Bucks

Our team recently completed tree pruning and removal work on some mature garden trees in Long Crendon. The job required crown reduction to a large Lime tree close to a property and causing various issues. The client very much valued the tree although was concerned...