Tree Species Selection for Green Infrastructure: A Guide for Specifiers
Author: Tree and Design Action Group How can we improve species selection so that we can provide our towns and cities with diverse and resilient palette of trees that are capable of thriving in challenging urban environments? This guide offers for the first time in the ...
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Watering young trees in dry weather
Newly-planted trees need to be watered regularly over the summer months if they are going to become established and thrive. If you have a tree outside your house, or one that you pass on your daily walk, then you can help . Requirements vary depending on a number of fac...
I'm worried about the safety of my tree - can a Council's tree officer come and inspect it? If not,
Council Tree Officers
are not in post to give independent advice to the public about their trees or to recommend individual contractors or consultants. We advise residents to seek help and advice when they are concerned from professionals who are approved by a recognised body...
How can I get a Tree Preservation Order made on a tree that I think is at risk of being felled or da
Your local council is responsible for making Tree Preservation Orders (TPO). You should contact your local authority and speak to the tree officer
or someone in the planning department who should determine whether the making of a TPO is appropriate. More detailed informatio...
What is the minimum distance to plant trees from a house?
If the building work proposed requires planning consent, all trees which could potentially be affected by the development (including those off-site) should be assessed by an arboricultural consultant in accordance with British Standard BS5837 Trees in Relation to Construction...
i-Tree Eco What is i-Tree Eco? i-Tree is a suite of open source, peer-reviewed and continuously improved software tools developed by the USDA Forest Service and collaborators to help urban foresters and planners assess and manage urban tree populations and the ben...
How can I diagnose problems with my tree?
If your tree is showing symptoms of ill health, which may be related to pest or disease, cultural or other reasons, samples may be sent to the following organisations for analysis. Please note: charges apply for these services. The Forestry Commission and its tree health di...
Will hammering a nail into a tree kill or harm the tree?
Hammering anything into a tree is intrusive and will cause harm; a tree is a living organism and an injury such as this is damaging. The outer bark layer on a tree stem protects against disease and decay, anything that breaches it can allow the entry of harmful organisms. The...
How do I report a problem with a tree on council land?
If you have any concerns or enquiries about a tree on Council land, contact the Council directly.