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The survival of Britain’s vast population of ash trees is threatened by the fungal pathogen Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, commonly known as Ash Dieback. This is the perfect time of year to visually inspect ash trees for evidence of infection and to take action if necessary. Often tree removal will have to be the outcome, and here …

Tree Damage, Sussex
September 13, 2017

Storm Aileen Batters Sussex

70mph winds battered Sussex last night causing travel disruption and minor damage to homes across the county. While the storm has died down and no major incidents have been reported, it is important to be on the look out for any downed or dangerous trees. If you spot any – please contact your local council!

Chaffin’s have recently been undertaking large scale grass cutting and grounds clearance work across the South East. With years of experience under our belt, we are leaders in delivering affordable and quality clearance solutions even for large and commercial outdoor spaces!

Chaffin’s has been working to cut back and manage trees across a number of sites across Sussex and Kent. Managing tree growth is particularly important on roads and railways where it can interfere with smooth transit and downed trees and branches can cause significant setbacks. In our increasingly built up streets, tree management and tree …

Flash thunderstorms hit Sussex yesterday evening, with heavy rains and lightning lasting for several hours. The Hastings Observer captures the full fury of the storm. If you see any trees damaged by the rains or lightning, please contact your local council.

With the summer heat wave in full swing, outdoor space is now more important than ever. Here at Chaffin’s we are experts in land clearance and removal of unwanted weeds and plant waste, so don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Unseasonable high winds and rains are currently battering Britain, with Chaffin’s responding to a number of downed trees across Sussex and the South East. If you see any trees which look dangerous or unstable, please report them to your local council as falling trees can be a hazard to both people and property!

Stuck on inspiration for your gardening projects? The winners of RHS Chelsea have been announced are available to be viewed on their website, offering a whole host of interesting and innovative ideas. Take a look and tell us your favourites by visiting our Facebook page!

London, Tree
May 19, 2017

London Tree Week

London’s annual tree week begins next week running from Saturday the 27th of May to Sunday the 4th of June, with a host of events planned around the nation’s capital. ┬áThese include picnics, walks, and presentations on the historic trees of London – a full list of events can be found here.

Japanese knotweed and ragwort are two types of weeds that can cause a significant headache for commercial land owners. Japanese knotweed is a fast growing invasive species which as well as taking over outdoor areas, can cause damage to property foundations and even concreted areas. Ragwort is poisonous to livestock, pets and horses and it …