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How to Keep Your Garden Looking Great This Summer | An Overview of July

As temperatures soared this July, the Met Office announced that a new provisional recording of 38.7°c has been recorded and if validated it would be a new temperature officially record for the UK. July saw us reach the highest temperature recorded for the month. Extreme hot weather can play havoc with the well-tended garden but… Read More

How is it June already!?

June has been a bit of a wash out with the weather, lots of rain and not feeling as summery as it should but it’s not stopped us! We’ve still managed to complete our biggest project to date, Bear Walk at The Wild Place Project is finally complete and Elmtree are happy to announce that… Read More

Leatherjackets

Leatherjackets are about 1″ long, greyish black in colour, legless and with no distinct head. In August many people report clouds of daddy long legs emerging from lawns in early morning and this is a sure sign of leatherjacket infestation. If your lawn appears patchy and starts to die off in between December – March,… Read More

Apprenticeship Opportunity

Are you leaving school or college this year? Do you like the outdoors? Do you want to learn a trade with an award-winning landscaping company? If you answered yes to all of these questions it could be YOU that we are looking for!    We currently have vacancies for apprentices in our Ground Maintenance division.... Read More

A-MAY-ZING Month

May has been super busy and super fun. We’ve had lots going on, especially with a big push for Mental Health Awareness Week. We are dedicated to investing in our employees and how we can improve mental wellbeing in the workplace. It is said that one in six workers in the UK is experiencing depression,... Read More

April showers

April may have had its fair share of inevitable showers, but we were lucky enough to have sunny spells and over the bank holiday weekend and got a real sense of that ‘summer feeling’. In true British style during the first hint of warm weather we witnessed picnics in the park, the smell of BBQs,… Read More

SPRING IS IN OUR STEP!

As you may or may not know, (depending on if you follow us on Facebook!) March 2019 has been filled with a variety of celebrations and successes for Elmtree.   Firstly, Mark Harris aka ‘Harry’ is due a massive congratulations as this month he reached his amazing 20-year work anniversary!! He started at Elmtree as a… Read More

ELMTREE CONTINUE TO BE RECOGNISED AS AN INVESTOR IN PEOPLE

Elmtree Garden Contractors Ltd, Bristol based Landscaping and Ground Maintenance Services has been awarded accreditation in their reassessment against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people. The company has grown over the past 50 years and is continuing to develop its landscaping and ground maintenance services to… Read More

If you go down to the woods today…

  Elmtree Garden Contractors are the proud sponsors of a life-size painted bear sculpture set to go on display at Wild Place Project this spring. The bear will be part of a trail of 20 individually hand-painted 3D bears placed around the South Gloucestershire attraction, greeting visitors from April 6 until September 2019. Visitors will… Read More