Derek Maher Tree Care are a reliable and above all professional organisation working in the field of arboriculture. We are a leading commercial & domestic based tree surgeons with fully trained and experienced staff. Using the latest tree surgery techniques and equipment we ensure your trees are cared for and maintained with minimal disruption to you, your trees and their surroundings.

We pride ourselves on our industry knowledge and experience, which is why our team of qualified tree surgeons and consultancy staff are always on hand to offer educated advice and guidance.

We understand that trees need to be maintained and managed to ensure their preservation and also appreciate that as owners of trees you have a part to play in their conservation. This is why we consider your requirements and budget very carefully and will always be as competitive as possible to ensure you see value in your investment in us.

Some services we provide:

Crown Reductions, Shaping, Pruning & Thinning

Each tree will be individually considered in relation to the shape, size, character, condition, site and species of tree. All operations will be completed leaving each tree in an acceptable, well-balanced and safe condition.

All large limbs will be lowered by ropes and slings to avoid damage to the tree and its surroundings. We will ensure that all sections fall to the ground in a controlled manner.   Dead, diseased or damaged branches will be pruned back to the corresponding branch collar. In the case of crossed rubbing branches, the branches will be assessed, pruned or removed appropriately, whilst ensuring that a reasonable overall shape is maintained.

Stump Grinding

Stump removal involves complete removal of the stump and any lateral roots belonging to the tree. This is achieved either using hand tools or a machine (stump grinder). Stump grinding involves the removal of stump to a specified depth. Upon completion of stump removal, the remaining hole will be back-filled with soil or grinding waste to leave a level minimal trace of the work.  The complete removal of a tree trunk is a job for and only for a stump grinder, this is a machine with carbine tipped teeth attached to a large rotating wheel with the teeth attached at different angles at sequence all around the wheel. This creates a bread knife affect.

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