Mike’s article in the Arboricultural Association magazine describes the incredible biodiversity gains of the Miyawaki method of forest regeneration, and how it can help us create Forests for the Future.Read More
Mike and the team hand-planted a wee forest to provide screening and noise reduction from a main road. Extensive research into plant-suitability and resilience highlighted Miyawaki’s solution to forest regeneration, with tree and shrub species sourced from quality local suppliers.
See the team’s progress in May 2022 and as the forest develops.
Why do you need a tree survey for your mortgage or insurance? Book your survey with Arbor Vitae Arboriculture to find out potential issues of safety, damage or nuisance, protect your investment and keep your trees looking great.Read More
“Tree surgeon” is the well-known term for someone who can help manage and care for your trees, yet there is often confusion regarding the more in-depth role of an arborist or aboriculturist. Mike Charkow explains his professional qualifications for services such as tree condition inspections and BS5837 surveys.Read More
I am delighted to be featured in Arb Magazine’s Autumn edition, having written an article on the use of Air Spade for soil de-compaction and root investigation. The article discusses the pros and cons of the tool – and after several years of using one, I would certainly say that there are more pros! The […]Read More
Why protect bats? The British Standards Institute announced that a new standard would soon be introduced to protect bats and their roosts during construction work or tree surgery (now known as BS8596:2015). Arbor Vitae Arboriculture were ahead of the game somewhat, carrying out highly detailed and professional inspections of woodland for bats. The Beauly-Denny Power Line […]Read More
Why protect trees? Tree roots need access to oxygen and water in order for the tree to survive. Building and development sites can be particularly prone to compacted soil, which prevents filtration of air and water to the tree roots and the tree will rapidly suffer. The cause of soil compaction is often the movement […]Read More