Quizzing the Tree Experts

A review of the recent Experts Question Time event held at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh with Arboricultural Experts Jeremy Barrell and David Lonsdale, hosted by the Consulting Arborists Society (CAS).  This was a very informative day for professional consulting arborists.  Text by Mark Chester of CAS._____On Tuesday 1st July, some 60 tree care professionals gathered at the […]

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The Wilfred Owen Violin

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to be asked to carefully remove a branch from a Sycamore at Napier University Craiglockhart Campus, where Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon convalesed during World War I.The Edinburgh violin maker Steve Burnett – creator of the famous ‘Sherlock Violin’, wished to commemorate the 100th year of the start […]

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