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Back To Work

Work has really picked up for us this month and we now have most of the Elmtree team back in work. It seems as time goes by that the Building Industry is gaining confidence and we are trying new ways of getting more people back on site. We even have some of our landscaping team... Read More

The Return To Work

May was the month when we really started to return to work with all of our sites now open. There are lots of additional safety measures in place and we have created Risk Assessments to ensure staff are safe on site.  We are all maintaining Social Distancing at work and are driving separate vehicles where... Read More

April – one we won’t forget

April 2020 will certainly be one we don’t forget. It started out with congratulations and success for our most experienced landscape supervisor and plantsman, Graham Robbins. April marked Grahams 25th work Anniversary at Elmtree. We were unable to celebrate in the way we wanted with a bbq/meal so instead we dug out some old photos... Read More

Mad March

As we all know this month has seen unprecedented times. In light of the Government lockdown due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we had to make the difficult decision to stop working on all sites until either the Government review, or until further clarification comes out on working on construction sites safely. This includes our Fencing,... Read More

Fed up of the weather this February?

Fed up of the weather this February? Did storm Dennis or Ciara get in the way of your gardening plans? It has been a particularly cold and wet month making it difficult to get outside, if you are fed up of being stuck indoors why not take the opportunity to do some gardening planning instead,... Read More

Seasonal Ground Staff – Elmtree Garden Contractors

NOW HIRING! Seasonal Ground Staff – Elmtree Garden Contractors Supreme Winners at the ProLandscaper Business Awards 2019 & Multi BALI award winners Elmtree Garden Contractors are looking to appoint a number of seasonal grounds maintenance operatives and supervisors to join us covering sites throughout the south-west delivering exceptional service to our clients. Experience in grounds… Read More

End of Month Blog – October

We find ourselves at the end of another month, we can hardly believe there’s only two months left of the year! This month has flown by and we are really seeing the seasons changing.  As autumn turns to winter, we can see the nights drawing in and urge to keep warm and cosy becomes greater,... Read More

Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary

Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary, in Barrow Gurney is a local independent charity that rescues and rehomes unwanted, abandoned and often mistreated cats and dogs. First registered as a charity in 1982 it then opened its gates to animals in March 1992.   The aim and ethos at Holly Hedge is simple; to ‘Provide shelter from... Read More

Seasonal September

The year is certainly moving on and fast at that! Autumn is just beginning, crops ripening, trees changing colour, colder weather and a shortening of days. Some forecasts say it will be a harsh winter, but we of course are hoping not as it could affect our work. It has been a great summer weather... Read More

Awesome August!

August has seen the completion of many of our ongoing projects. We started the month celebrating the fantastic work by our supervisor Craig Lancastle and his team at Crest Nicholson, Tadpole Garden Village in Swindon. Followed by the success of the installation of allotments and a greenhouse at Audley Luxury Retirement Village, Bristol. We also revisited The Lamplighters pub, Shirehampton… Read More