The trees had been worked on previously by someone claiming to be a "tree surgeon" As you can see the horse chestnut (on the left) was pruned way to hard and unsurprisingly it promptly died.
|Someones idea of a reduction|
|Limb removed from sycamore|
The sycamore being the more hardy species fared slightly better, but we still thought it necessary to remove the large lower limb they had inexplicably left going over the road.
|Horse chestnut on its way down|
We quite often have jobs like this where we are tidying up someone elses handywork. Its a sad fact that there are alot of "qualified" people in this industry who don't know the first thing about whats best for the trees.