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New lease of life for 400 year Elm

Connick Tree Care transported a 400 year Elm tree trunk on the first leg of its journey on its way to a new lease of life. We supplied an internal frame to protect it during the trip from one side of Brighton to the other. The resting place for the next year is the Secret… Read More

Arboriculture Company 2021 – Shortlisted

We’re delighted to be shortlisted for Arboriculture Company of 2021 in the ProLandscaper Business Awards, especially as this coincides with celebrating 35 years since Connick Tree Care was established. Good luck to all the finalists.

Mike Connick on Arboriculture, Royalty and Life’s Pleasures

The Tree Lover From climbing trees by the Berlin Wall to planting trees in Tennessee, Mike Connick has been caring for trees through his own business, Connick Tree Care, for 35 years. In this interview he looks back over his career in arboriculture and forward to the role of tree care in an ever-changing world…. Read More

The restorative power of trees

We’re delighted to welcome Philippa Bassett from The Forest Bathing Institute who has contributed this blog. The restorative power of trees can help you relax and unwind During lockdown, it was noticeable that many people are re-connecting with nature. They have been spending time in their gardens, local parks, nearby woodland and even growing flowers… Read More

National Elm Collection – Brighton & Hove

Brighton & Hove is home to approximately 17,000 Elm trees, many of which were planted during the reign of King Edward VII. Numerous examples of these heritage elms can be seen in Preston Park and Valley Gardens. Elm Disease Initially Elm Disease came to the UK from Europe in the 1920s, killing around 25% of… Read More

COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure

As a professional arboricultural contractor, we understand the need to adapt to any given situation, in order to maintain our ability to deliver our service. To this end and through our Risk Assessment process, we have produced a COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure to ensure the Health and Safety of both our clients and staff. Our… Read More

Preventing tree accidents

When trees close to buildings grow too large, damage can be caused in a variety of ways. The risk levels escalate further when the surrounding buildings create a wind tunnel. This is exactly the situation we found when inspecting a beautiful Indian Bean tree in Chelsea, London. At the time the leaves were just beginning… Read More

Reigate hometown of Connick Tree Care

Reigate, the hometown of Connick Tree Care, is just 30 minutes from London by train, yet is situated in the most wooded county (Surrey) in the UK. Connick Tree Care’s Head Office is opposite Earlswood Lakes on Earlswood Common, which is one of the largest continuous public open spaces in the borough of Reigate and… Read More

Brighton is an important location for Connick Tree Care

Our depot situated in Brighton, East Sussex opened in 1994, just nine years after Connick Tree Care was established.This location allows us to serve residential and commercial clients along the south coast from Portsmouth to Hastings and inland towards Gatwick Airport and all of Sussex as well as areas in Kent and Hampshire. Our Head… Read More

Winner of the Customer Service Award

It was an incredibly proud moment when it was announced that Connick Tree Care had won the Customer Service Award at the Reigate & Banstead Business Awards evening on 6th June 2019. Reigate and Banstead Awards Ceremony Paul Harvey, Managing Partner at Morrisons Solicitors LLP, sponsors of the Customer Service award as well as the… Read More