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A Happy Christmas from Artemis Tree Services

Artemis Tree Services has decided to forego sending Christmas cards this year and donate the money to charity instead. We are happy to support the Action for Children Secret Santa initiative to help families who are finding the going tough this year. Frontline workers help struggling families pay for food, warm clothes and a safe place to […]

New Apprentices: Artemis Tree Services Fantastic 5

Artemis Tree Services Ltd, Rickmansworth based Arboriculture company, has recruited five new apprentices to its apprenticeship scheme.  Artemis Academy was launched in January 2019 with the aim of creating highly trained arborists. The latest 5 apprentices joined the scheme this year in the autumn intake and are already proving themselves to be an asset to […]

A Guide to Real Christmas Trees

Christmas trees have been a symbol of the holidays for over five centuries. These days, around 8 million real Christmas trees are sold in the UK annually, and an increasing amount of species are being used to decorate living rooms every year. Want to know more about Christmas trees? Who better to ask than the […]

Artemis Tree Services Gains Compliance Manager & Wins SafeContractor Status

Richard Farrow is the latest addition to Artemis Tree Services Ltd’s expanding team and has already helped them to gain SafeContractor accreditation.   Richard is widely respected within the Arboriculture sector and has a wide variety of industry qualifications and experience. Previously based at Gavin Jones landscape management company, Richard won Pro-Landscaper magazine’s 30 under30 […]

Creating The Perfect Habitat For Wildlife

Your garden is a little slice of nature — so why not share it with wildlife? A few simple additions to your garden can attract creatures big and small.  Create a nesting area for birds, a water feature for frogs or a breeding site for butterflies. No matter the size of your outdoor space, you […]

The Ultimate Tree Guide for First Time Homebuyers

Your garden is your own little slice of nature, and how you cultivate it is entirely down to you. Sounds liberating — but there are over a hundred common tree species in the UK, and they’re not all suitable for every garden. If you’re dreaming of a jungle paradise, follow our guide to find out […]

How Seasons Change A Tree’s Behaviour

How Winter Affects Trees Environmental factors in winter that affect trees include: Storms – branches can be broken in storms, creating wounds and entry points for pathogens.  Snow and ice – weigh down branches, causing them to break Dry air – makes it difficult for trees to retain water To protect themselves from the harsh […]

Tree Diseases Explained

Just like every living thing on this planet, trees are also, unfortunately, susceptible to disease. A tree that lacks either light, water, nutrients or carbon dioxide will struggle to stay healthy and thus be under stress, making it weak and open to contracting diseases. Environmental factors can play a big part in a tree’s health, […]

Emergency Tree Work – Who Are You Going to Call?

Artemis staff have been helping out homeschooling their kids, especially in cases where our arborists have partners who are key workers. This short film was made by one set of siblings to reinforce the message that Artemis is still here to help you with all your tree emergencies. We are operating a reduced work force […]

Our Very Own Crown Reduction Fundraiser in Support of the NHS!

Our Commercial Director, Aaron Walsh, has helped raise over £1000 for NHS frontline staff by shaving off his hair. Whilst practicing social distancing and staying at home, Aaron wanted to do his bit to support the amazing NHS workers, so decided to have a crown reduction of his own!  Artemis staff provided their support by sponsoring […]