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100% Electric saws

You might be surprised to know that, where possible, we carry out our tree surgery without chainsaws. Tree pruning is carried out with a pull saw and when more power is required, we’ve invested in electrical equipment. We maintained these boxed lime trees at Rolls-Royce’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chichester, using electrical trimmers. There are… Read More

100% Electric MG 5 EV

Our fleet of electric vehicles is growing. We’ve taken delivery of our 3rd 100% electric car. The MG 5 EV is spacious inside and will give us up to 250 miles from a single charge. Changing to electric vehicles, where practical, not only contributes to our sustainability goals, it supports our clients goals too. Our… Read More

Winner! Arboriculture Company of the Year!

Finally, after a few postponements, we were able to attend the Pro Landscaper Business Awards. On Friday 30th July, we joined over 400 industry colleagues to enjoy an afternoon of networking, good food and of course, celebration! We were absolutely delighted and very proud to hear Connick Tree Care announced as the winner of the… Read More

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