The Oak Processionary Moth and Brown-Tail Moth can both cause damages to your trees. Here's how to identify them, what damage they can do and how to treat your trees if they're affected by them. Oak Processionary Moth: OPM caterpillars move about in late spring and early summer in nose-to-tail processions. They feed almost exclusively on oak trees and can sometimes be seen processing across the ground between oak trees, and clustering together as they feed on oak leaves. The
The Forestry Commission England has stated that the oriental chestnut gall wasp has been found in more than 801 locations this year in South-East England. This is a dramatic rise since 2015. While the wasp poses no risk to humans, its larvae cause abnormal growths which can and weaken trees, making them vulnerable to other pests. Despite the wasp being a low-impact pest of sweet chestnut trees, in high numbers, they can lead to devastating effects on the trees. Not only will
We’re very pleased to say that one of our workers, Sean Hanby, passed his towing with a trailer qualification. It’s always a proud day in the Tree Fella office when one of our staff gets a new qualification and works to improve their career. At Tree Fella, we always strive to provide our staff with the best possible training. This training means our staff is fully prepared for everything the job throws at them and that we can offer our customers service that’s second to none.