26th February 2023 – Ivy Clearing in Hill House Lane

This task was to relieve trees of Ivy which, in some cases, was throttling the host trees. This will take the load off each tree and is intended to prolong their life. In one case the tree was dead and the remains were being held up by the Ivy.

Hill House Lane.

Here is a typical example.

Which goes a long way up. An extreme example can be seen behind.

Sometimes a small saw will do it.

Sometimes a big one is required.

With the end result of at least a foot gap to prevent the Ivy surviving.

In severe cases, a crowbar is needed.

This is why!

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