Entries by Mary

Large Pine Tree Dismantled

Unfortunately, this Pine Tree located in Keston Park, Bromley, had to be removed by JJ&B Treecare Ltd, due to the tree being deemed unsafe.  The tree was also in a Conservation Area and held a Tree Preservation Order. We carried out a full Arboricultural Survey Report on this tree, including a Picus Test.     […]

New Research Could Save Ash Trees!

Our Ash Trees need saving! And according to the Tree Council, new research on the Ash dieback may be able to save our UK Ash Trees! Check out our previous post on the Ash Tree dieback here for more information. To help stop the spread of the Ash Tree dieback, we are offering FREE Health […]

Looks like Spring is FINALLY here!

So, it looks like Spring has FINALLY arrived!  That means one thing… It’s time to get your garden looking in tip-top condition for those garden parties, BBQ’s and lazy Sundays 🙂 Even if you are blessed with green-fingers, you may not want to prune your trees yourself, as different species require different maintenance.  Our fully […]

Ash Tree set for Extinction in Europe

The ash tree is likely to be wiped out in Europe, according to a review of the evidence. The trees are being killed off by the fungal disease ash-dieback along with an                                               […]

Tree Damage Caused by High Winds!

Have your trees or garden suffered from STORM DAMAGE caused over the Easter Weekend? We have been inundated with emergency tree works since Saturday 26th April. One of which was from this large tree that had uprooted in a customers front garden, and landed across their neighbours garden, driveway and the pedestrian footpath! We had […]

Happy Easter from JJ&B Treecare!

Spring is finally here! The flowers are coming into bloom, it’s getting a little bit warmer, and Easter is just a couple of days away! We would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter break!  And you can rest easy knowing that if you have any tree emergencies, JJ&B Treecare Ltd are only […]

Fossil of the oldest Pine Tree discovered!

Whilst checking the news today, we came across an interesting story on the BBC news website. Scientists have discovered the fossil of the oldest Pine Tree yet known, dating back to 140 million years! For a great read, check out the link to the website! If you want to care for your Pine Tree, which […]

Cherry Plum Tree Flowers

Unlike most early bloomers in Spring, the cherry plum flowers are found on trees rather than low-lying plants. The tree itself can grow up to 15m tall, but the flowers only reach 2cm across. They have five stark white petals and long deep yellow stamen, which appear early-mid February. These flowers are easily confused with […]

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 […]