At the beginning of February we had a job in Pitlochry to fell six mature Oak trees, standing within two gardens.
Originally the Oaks would have been interior woodland trees. However, the site has been developed for housing and the original perimeter trees removed therefore exposing the remaining trees to new stresses such as high winds, which they would not have previously been exposed to.
These particular 6 Oak trees were causing the residents great concern, especially with the high winds and snow that we experienced early this year. The homeowners had already been subjected to large limbs snapping off and landing in the gardens. It was quite a technical job to rig down the trees piece by piece, so as to try and cause as little damage to the beautifully landscaped gardens in which the trees stood.