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

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