Admire from afar

So we are living in unprecedented times … we’ve heard that phrase many times recently, however it is true. Trees remain constant We take our trees for granted and now we can admire them from afar … maybe from our lounge window or in the distance....

Keeping calm …

The Cinder Track, Scarborough So we are in unchartered territory with COVID-19, the virus that is spreading across the globe. While none of us are immune to it, we can help prevent its spread. For us here at Simon Hill Tree Surgeon, it is business as usual for as long...

A time to stand and stare …

Sometimes we should just stand and stare, and take stock … and what better to stare at than a stunning tree or two? Trees on South Cliff, Scarborough Being by the coast means we’ve got interesting supportive architecture supporting cliffs and other natural...

Looking after our trees …

A new year begins, a new decade dawns. And with the natural environment hitting the headlines almost everyday, it’s time we looked after our trees. Even if you don’t believe in New Year resolutions, if you have trees in your garden or at your place of...

Trees Near the Sea

These trees are seconds from the seaside Our countryside is one of many contrasts and perhaps one of the most surprising ones is when trees grow just seconds from sandy beaches! The image above is taken in Scarborough Old Town and just beyond the end of the cobbles...

Twisted Trees

Each tree is unique, a bit us Human Beings! No two trees are the same. And then each species is also different from the next. Bark, branches, twigs, leaves and roots have different textures and shapes. Twisted tree in Peasholm Glen Some are tall, some are small and...