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....

Changing Colours

Still green … for now The trees are gradually changing colour and losing their summer greens for autumn tints. As the leaves change colour, they gradually fall and our trees become bare ready for winter. As the autumn progresses and if you look closer, you will...

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...

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...

Hot weather, wet weather

It is cooler under the trees! So the summer heat has returned with heavy rain also in the forecast! Our trees always need both kinds of weather to remain healthy. This year has been a difficult growing season for our farmers. Last year’s very wet autumn,...