New Office Address

We have recently moved across the river to Burntisland. Our service area remains the same, and we are just short drive to the centre of Edinburgh – so still on-hand for urgent tree inspections or client requests.

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Mike features in Arb Mag (Autumn 2017)

I am delighted to be featured in Arb Magazine’s Autumn edition, having written an article on the use of Air Spade for soil de-compaction and root investigation. The article discusses the pros and cons of the tool – and after several years of using one, I would certainly say that there are more pros! The […]

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Cowdenbeath Tree Lights

Five trees lit up for Christmas in Cowdenbeath. This tree lighting was done under contract from Fife-based Arro. These lights line the path from the railway station towards the football stadium, round the back of the leisure centre.  We think they look great! AV Arboriculture have worked with Arro on many successful tree lighting projects from […]

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Calais Muir Woods Art Installations

One dreich December day, Marion (from Urban Pioneers), Andrew and myself met at Calais Muir woods in Dunfermline. The wood consists mainly of young Birch and some mature  Beech.  The woods have recently had a fair bit of investment, with new hard-core paths, and some tree works.  Even on a cold, damp and dull day, […]

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Tree Lights in Edinburgh

Princes Street Gardens In the early winter of 2008 had the honour of being part of the team, several years ago, that stripped out the old , worn out, squirrel-eaten Christmas tree lights from trees in Prices Street Gardens, Edinburgh and then inserted the brand new LED lights that you can see each December. 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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