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Caring for your Trees

If you have trees in your garden or within land that you own, it's time to check them and see how they've managed through the winter. The blossom season Spring has been very cold so far, so some trees are in blossom, while others have yet to show their new leaves....

Tree Views In Scarborough

If you walk around Scarborough, you can't help but notice how many trees there are! With lots of walks to choose from, there are plenty of tree-lined views to enjoy. Trees near the Spa Bridge Lots of paths are covered by trees and they offer shade. Sunshine through...

Signs of Spring

Springtime is coming As Easter approaches, it is springtime for our trees and plants. New growth is starting to appear. New buds New buds are on the twigs and they are slowly opening ready for the warmer weather. Again we've had a lot of wet and cloudy weather...

Snow then Spring …

Snow on the ground ... We are at that time of year when the weather changes very quickly. From sub-zero temperatures to warm sunshine, anything is possible. As we move from winter into spring, our trees are beginning to show visible signs of life. Tree pollen has been...

Winter Is Here

Winter time Well, the snow is on the ground and deep frosts have returned. As spring beckons, the cold easterly winds and plunging temperatures have made us wrap up warm and wish for warmer days! Our trees are very hardy and they can cope with big changes in...

A Trip to the Forest

Logs Our location includes number of forests including private estates and the Great Yorkshire Forest. Tree thinning is one of the jobs that needs doing, as well as making sure growing trees are healthy. Twigs and Branches Any twigs, branches or logs that happen to be...

Welcome to 2021

Sunrise amid the trees With 2020 behind us, we face a brand new year, another 12-months in an uncertain world. However, the sun will continue to rise; the trees will continue to grow; the seasons will continue to change. Scarborough Castle walls Already the spring...

A Trip to the Forest

In the heart of the forest We are lucky that Yorkshire has some amazing forest areas forming part of our natural landscape. Some forests are within locally-owned estates although they are still open to the public to visit. Foggy day, bare trees These forests can have...

Peaceful forests

Forest roads Even though we are close to the coast, the Scarborough area has stunning forests which are managed by the Forestry Commission. During the mid to late autumn, these forests become even more peaceful as some trees drop their leaves while other keep their...

Taking time to check your trees

So we are well into autumn, winter is on the horizon and this means wet weather, windy conditions and difficult ground conditions. From saturated soils to slippery leaves, the transition into winter brings its own challenges. As the leaves fall, it does give you...

Leaves of brown …

Changing hues With a myriad of amazing colours and shades, autumn has well and truly arrived! As new season gets settled in, our weather becomes less settled with colder temperatures, stronger winds, more rainfall and of course those dark mornings and afternoons....

Trees in urban locations

Trees in Scarborough This avenue of trees is located on Scarborough's South Cliff. They form part of a private garden but can clearly be seen from the nearby footpath. Exotic looking trees Scarborough has a number of exotic varieties in Peasholm Park and also close to...

Stormy weather …

High water in Forge Valley The recent summer storms have left certain areas of Scarborough with high levels of water and tree damage. Forge Valley, with its deep ravine and tree-clad inclines, showed signs of damage following Storm Francis. Felled trees The storm...

Trees in Public Places

Trees and sunlight In Yorkshire there are many places that features trees in public places. Forestry Commission areas; public parks; public footpaths. Tall trees Peasholm Park in Scarborough features its own Tree Trail and a selection of very rare trees, all with...

Autumn approaches

The bark of an Ash Tree There's an unmistakable hint of the end of summer in the air! While we've had some amazing weather, we've also had some hit and miss days and now as the leaves taken on the darker shades of late summer, we start to think of autumn ... Twigs and...

Changeable Weather

An avenue of trees in a peaceful place So we had a very, very wet start to the year with relentless rainfall. This was followed by the sunniest May on record. And now we're in 'flaming June', the skies are grey, the winds are cool and the rain is falling again. Our...

Falsgrave Park

Under the trees We can now go outdoors for recreational purposes several times a day if we wish ... and with the weather hopefully getting warmer, this is a great thing! Tree walks Falsgrave Park in Scarborough is a haven of trees, paths and birdsong and it just a few...

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. Trees in...