Entries by Cloe Smith

European Tree of the Year Competition!

We love looking after our trees at JJ&B Treecare Ltd, and we love to give credit to amazing trees also! Why not make part in the European Tree of the Year Competition?!  There were four UK entries, along with others from the EU.  Our UK finalist is the Cubbington Pear Tree in Warwickshire. It’s quick and […]

Flowering Mistletoe

In the depths of winter, the greenery and white berries of mistletoe is a welcome sign of life. This plant is partial to growing on trees in the rose family. Common hosts include Hawthorn, Blackthorn and Rowan, as well as Lime, Poplar and Apple Trees. It flowers between February and April, and its berries appear in winter. We […]

Defence for your Trees!

We have been inundated with calls regarding people having problems with their trees, due to the strong winds caused by Storm Imogen!  We have had late night call outs for anything from uprooted trees, to branches falling into roofs and causing damage. To help maintain and defend your trees, book in a Free Health Check […]

Storm Imogen – Weather Warnings – Emergency Tree Care!

We have been keeping an eye on the weather forecast for the South East, London and Kent.  The South East have received  yellow and amber weather warnings from the Met Office, for heavy winds caused by Storm Imogen. Please be aware of the extremely heavy winds.  Heavy winds have been known to pull out branches and large parts of […]

OUR WORK: Magnolia Grandiflora Hedgerow

We were working in London yesterday on a beautiful row and superb species of Magnolia Grandiflora!                                     There were twelve of these amazing trees in total, forming a Hedgerow. All specimens had lots of decayed wood and rubbing […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all of us here at JJ&B Treecare Ltd! We hope that you enjoyed yourselves over the festive season and are looking forward to all that 2016 holds! To celebrate the New Year, we are holding a January SALE and giving all enquiries 10% off!  All you need to do is get […]

Oriental Chestnut Gall Wasp

The Oriental Chestnut Gall Wasp has been found in Farningham Woods, near Swanley in Kent.  This pest’s larvae causes unusual green or rose coloured growths (or galls) to form on sweet chestnut leaves.  These galls weaken the trees and make them susceptible to diseases.  They can also affect nut and timber production! Although these Oriental […]

Forestry Tree Care Works

JJ&B Treecare Ltd have been working on some forestry maintenance! By pruning and cutting back excessive growth, we are helping to prolong the life of many trees and shrubs.   If you’re concerned with the welfare regarding any of your trees or shrubs, please get in touch with JJ&B Treecare. We offer a Free Health Check for your trees! We […]

Emergency Call Out! Weather Warnings!

JJ&B Treecare hope you’re all enjoying the hot sunny weather! We have been keeping an eye on the weather forecast for the South East, London and Kent… Although we have had a lovely few days the weather may now be set to turn.  The South East have received a weather warning from the Met Office, for […]

Oak Trees: Top 10 Facts!

Here are the Top Ten Facts about Oak Trees… We bet you didn’t know some of these! 1. May 29th used to be celebrated in England as Oak Apple Day or Royal Oak Day, in celebration of Charles II hiding in an Oak Tree at Boscobel to escape the Roundheads in 1651.  It was declared […]