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We at Green Man Gardens offer the highest standards within the industry, covering all aspects of tree surgery, landscaping and garden maintenance for an honest and affordable rate. With over 10 years experience, we take pride in our professional approach. Fully qualified and insured. VAT registered.

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Reviewed by JOHN on 27/6/2020

* Callum rearranged his schedule to come back to complete the works to a very good standard I now appreciate he was very busy I have scored a 4 rating he was very efficient when he returned to finish the works . I would definitely recommend him and use him again ?? Mr John Naldrett

Garden maintainence Turf Tree lopping and felling Garden tidy ups clearances Pebble walk ways Hedge trimming Weeding Planting All landscaping jobs ect

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Reviewed by Helen on 1/6/2020

Excellent work would recommend this firm

hi welcome to my company , ive been in the building trade for 15 years with a vast experince in the building and tree surgey/landscaping industry,all my work is always carried out to the highest of standards to over exceed to customer expectations

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Reviewed by Philip on 4/5/2020

Darrel and his team did an excellent job in removing old rotting deck and rebuilding it th a very professional standard. They work hard from eary morning to the evening. The finished job was amazing and overall deserved the 5 star rating for all areas. Highly recommended.

We are a family run business that offer all aspects of block paving and landscaping services including driveways, paths and modular paving to natural Indian sandstone patios. Also pressure cleaning services. All types of fencing supplied and installed, turfing supplied and laid. All types is landscaping work. We can offer inspiring ideas and individual designs to suit all types of buildings from traditional to modern, domestic and commercial. City & Guilds qualified.

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Reviewed by David on 25/8/2019

First cut on the lawn today, looks great. Very happy with service and quality of turf supplied and layed, good advice on aftercare. Hard working Father and son team. Highly recommended.

Professional service,quolified workforce

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Reviewed by Dean on 6/5/2020

Jason was very prompt, polite and fair. He done a fantastic job felling our tree and very good clean up job as well. Highly recommend his services.

An established and friendly business offering a fully comprehensive service to customers old and new. GHS offers customers a complete suite of services to improve and maintain their properties. GHS offers a full range of services including but not limited to the following. Electrical Installations and Maintanence. CCTV and security system design and installation. Home network Installations. Sound and Audio visual equipment installations. Home automation. External security lighting. Fire and Intruder alarm installation and servicing. Here at GHS we are proud of our past, as reflected in our perfect five rating here on Rated People, but at the same time we like to innovate and would be delighted to discuss your plans with you regardless of what they entail, as we are confident that we can assist in making your projects a reality. We pride ourselves on ensuring that our customers are happy with the delivery and finish of any project that we undertake, and we are fully insured to undertake all work that we accept a commission for. Here at GHS we ensure that all of our technicians are suitably qualified and experienced in any work that we undertake, and we undertake all of our work with a eye on customer satisfaction and value for money. So whatever you have in mind call us for an informal chat, and we will arrange a visit to discuss your requirements, in detail. Call or message us today.

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Reviewed by Jon on 11/6/2020

Gavin was the only one that wanted to quote for the job & said he would have someone here the next day at 10am. It turned out he arrived at 10.30 but we are a long way from where they normally work. Mike was the engineer & he followed all the Covid19 distancing rules, diagnosed the problem, a broken pump, got it sourced & picked it up within the hour. When he returned with the said pump he disconnected the old one, not an easy job as it was really old, fitted the new one and tested the system. Brilliant job

All types of trees topped,felled,shaped & pruned. Fencing supplied & installed. Turfing supplie & laid. All kinds of Landscaping work,block paving,driveways,patios,paths,naturals stone,slabs,pressure cleaning services. Free estimates/advice.

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Reviewed by Ben on 30/6/2020

Transformed our front garden from a weeded, shrubbery mess to a perfect low maintenance gravelled area. Extremely quick with the quote, which was within budget. Work carried out on the specified day. Great garden service, I highly recommend.

We are a family run business priding ourselves in quality workmanship at affordable prices customer satisfaction is guaranteed we cover all aspects of roofing gardening and general property maintenance with over 20 years experience all quotations are free

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Reviewed by Carl on 10/3/2020

Carl called at the house within an hour of posting & explained my options offered a much better remedy than I had originally asked for. Agreed to do the work next day turned up on time excellent looking job close up photographs provided and all looking great Even replaced a couple of broken roof tiles, re-attached my downspout to the gutter as I did not have a ladder long enough and replaced a broken bracket holding another downspout all no extra charge 100% will use again can not recommend highly enough!

ChriSam gardens is a professional Garden and landscaping company serving towns and cities within 30 miles radius .Our top class service is second to none and our fees are affordable and within budget. Has your garden been abandoned. Does your fence and turf need some caring ? What about some new and improved patio. Call us today or reach us at chrisamgardens co uk.

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Reviewed by Paul on 31/3/2020

Workmen were very polite, kept to themselves, actually arrived earlier than planned and completed the job quickly and efficiently.

We provide a very professional service,we cover a very large range of jobs.Please check our previous ratings as we are a 5 STAR company

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Reviewed by Andrew on 20/9/2018

Chris and his team rang on the day to say they would be early. they arrived at the advised time and the removal of the shed was completed in a professional way and all debris was taken away leaving the garden tidy. I would use this Company again.

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Stump Grinding specialists - what you need to know

If you’ve had a tree felled on your property, you may have been left with a stump… Not only can these stumps be unsightly, they may also serve as a breeding ground for parasites and fungi, jeopardising the overall health of your garden. Depending on the position of your tree, removing the stump will also clear space for future planting, or any landscaping plans you might have.

An experienced tree surgeon will be able to grind down any stumps, or remove them completely, using a stump grinding machine. This machine grinds the stump into chippings or mulch, which can be easily swept away.

You’ll be asked to specify how deep you would like the stump ground to. Shallow grinding of roughly 20-25cm below surface is usually sufficient for turf. You will be advised to go deeper – 30cm or more, if you plan on replanting or landscaping over the stump site.

If you’re looking to remove the stump entirely, your tree surgeon can use a combination of hand tools and stump grinder to cut and remove the stump, along with any lateral roots. This is a more labour intensive option, which will be reflected in the cost.

Though you may be tempted to tackle smaller stumps yourself, hiring a stump grinder for a DIY attempt is both expensive and risky for any stump over 5 inches. A professional tree surgeon will get the job done quickly and efficiently, preventing any future problems.  

Cost of stump grinding and removal work

The cost of grinding is dependent on the size of the stump. The minimum charge is around £60 for a tree stump of 15inches (diameter) or less. Quotes will increase with the size of the stump but generally range from £60 to £120.

Stump removal is more expensive, as your tree surgeon will be negotiating different root systems. Cherry trees, for example, demand more complex treatment, as their roots are famously expansive. Stumps of this sort will take several hours to remove and the extra time required will be reflected in the cost.

The qualifications your tradesperson needs

There are no specific qualifications required to be a tree surgeon, with most training on the job. Many will gain the necessary experience as a grounds worker, or through a college course. A reputable tree surgeon will have a thorough knowledge of the various power tools involved, as well as ropes and harnesses.

Planning permission for stump grinding and removal jobs

No planning permission will be needed for stump grinding. It’s important to note that some trees can be protected by preservation orders, so make sure you speak to the council if you have one on your property.

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