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Reasons for tree removal vindicated.

Things are often not what they seem….especially when it comes to trees. Our relatively healthy looking Poplars were hiding a potentially dangerous secret! The ‘heartwood’, or centre of the trunks, on several trees was rotten. This is obviously something that … Continue reading

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Removal of Black Poplar trees

Those of you that are visiting the cemetery this week, or who live adjacent to the cemetery in Sunderton Road, will be aware that there is a lot of activity on that side of the cemetery. As we posted earlier, … Continue reading

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Tree work underway

Those of you that visit the cemetery may have noticed that recently some of the driveways were hard to travel along in a vehicle, as low branches had become a hazard. This was especially true along the avenue of Redwoods, … Continue reading

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New Tree Walk plans underway

The Friends are very aware how popular our last Tree Walk leaflet was but it is several years since it was designed and time and weather have taken their toll on some of the trees featured so we have started … Continue reading

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New Tree Trail

Tomorrow represents the start of research work, by the Committee of FBEC,  to design and produce a new ‘Tree Walk’ leaflet for Brandwood End. It is several years since our original tree walk, which has been extensively used- but some … Continue reading

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42 Amazing Redwoods!

Every time I visit Brandwood End Cemetery, no matter the weather, I marvel at our magnificent avenue of Redwoods. Today, for the first time, I actually counted them! There are 23 on one side of the main drive and 19 … Continue reading

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Tree husbandry underway!

Those of you that walk through or visit Brandwood End Cemetery will see some tree work happening in the next week or so. There will be some ‘crown lifting’ (taking off of lower branches) at various locations on the site … Continue reading

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Tree work underway.

It is good to see that trees are being kept in good order by a reputable Tree Surgeon!  Can I remind you that you may be seeing quite a lot of tree work in Brandwood End over the Winter. This … Continue reading

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Fantastic way to spend an afternoon!

Our thanks to Ranger Dean who took a large group of us for a very civilised stroll around Brandwood End, in the glorious dappled sunlight! Along the route he pointed out interesting views and colourful trees as well as regaling … Continue reading

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Brandwood End Tree Walk.

Brandwood End Cemetery Tree Walk Come and join the Rangers for an Autumn tree walk and admire the changes of the season. Thursday 20th October 2016 Meet at main entrance at 2pm Tweet

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