About us

Ruskins Trees & Landscapes Ltd

A warm welcome to Ruskins Trees and Landscapes Limited. We have been supplying, planting and moving large trees, shrubs and hedges since 1986. Our aim is to provide a service that is second to none - we strive not merely to meet expectations but always to exceed them.

The Ruskins team are highly experienced, qualified and driven by a passion that sets us apart from our competitors. Rest assured that your requirements are important to us - we will be pleased to assist any enquiry that you might have.

You are invited to browse our website and in so doing we hope you might gain a useful insight into our nature and capabilities. We appreciate that your time is valuable and extend to you the same respect and good wishes that would have epitomised a more personal meeting between us.

We have achieved CHAS acceptance to compliment our other benchmarks: ISO14001:2004 (Environmental Management) and OHSAS 18001:2007 (Health and Safety Management), ISO9001:2008 (Quality Management), SMAS, Investors in People and British Association of Landscape Contractors approved contractors status.

Our reputation for exemplary service is both our hallmark and your guarantee of satisfaction. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

Keith Morley Managing Director


Services

Tree Moving

Tree Moving

Ruskins operate a fleet of Tree Spades including the largest in the U.K. (Stocker 8, 2.16 metre Tree Spade), facilitating the cost effective moving of...

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Large Tree Supply & Planting Services

Large Tree Supply & Planting Services

We specialise in the supply and plant of large trees, shrubs and hedges, from a single specimen to large scale planting. The full range of nursery gr...

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Air Spade Services

Air Spade Services

Air spades are increasingly requested for use in areas demanding a very special approach to root investigation, excavation and soil decompaction / aer...

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Hedge Moving Services

Hedge Moving Services

A warm welcome to Ruskins Trees and Landscapes Limited. We have been supplying, planting and moving large trees, shrubs and hedges since 1986. Our aim...

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Large Screening Trees

Large Screening Trees

If you require privacy, wish to block unsightly views or perhaps minimise invasive noise, Ruskins can assist you by providing bespoke planting schemes...

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Play Trees

Play Trees

With young children of our own, we have warmly embraced the concept of natural play. We assist many community play areas with the supply of natural ti...

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Pleached Trees

Pleached Trees

If you require privacy, wish to block unsightly views or perhaps minimise invasive noise, Ruskins can assist you by providing bespoke planting schemes...

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Tree Transplanting

Tree Transplanting

We operate on a nationwide basis a fleet of Tree Spades including the largest in the U.K. The transplanting of trees can produce savings of upto 90...

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12 Metre High Screening Trees

12 Metre High Screening Trees

If you require privacy, wish to block unsightly views or perhaps minimise invasive noise, Ruskins can assist you by providing bespoke planting schemes...

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12 Metre High Screening Trees in Essex

12 Metre High Screening Trees in Essex

12 Metre High Screening Trees in Essex are available from our extensive product catalogue, please contact us if you require more information.

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Air Spade Hire

Air Spade Hire

Air Spades are increasingly requested for use in areas demanding a very special approach to root investigation, excavation and decompaction within...

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Air Spade Services For Excavation

Air Spade Services For Excavation

We are the market leading providers of Air Spade Services For Excavation in the UK. The Air Spade Services For Excavation or when working in areas con...

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Air Spade Services For Root Investigation

Air Spade Services For Root Investigation

We are the market leading providers of Air Spade Services For Root Investigation in the UK. The Air Spade Services For Root Investigation and excavati...

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Air Spade Services For Soil Decomposition

Air Spade Services For Soil Decomposition

We are the market leading providers of Air Spade Services For Soil Decomposition in the UK. Air Spade Services For Soil Decomposition - Such conscient...

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All year round planting

All year round planting

All year round planting, facilitated by container grown specimens

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Bespoke Invasive Noise Reduction Screening Tree Specialists

Bespoke Invasive Noise Reduction Screening Tree Specialists

Bespoke Invasive Noise Reduction Screening Tree Specialists Ruskins Trees & Landscapes Ltd offer Bespoke Invasive Noise Reduction Screening Tree Spe...

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Bespoke Landscape Maintenance

Bespoke Landscape Maintenance

We provide landscape maintenance services tailored to meet your precise needs. Maintenance work can be arranged as an irregular one-off event or on a ...

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Bespoke Landscaping Services

Bespoke Landscaping Services

We undertake both soft and hard landscaping, either to compliment our tree planting and transplanting services or as stand-alone projects. From rei...

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Bespoke Planting Schemes

Bespoke Planting Schemes

If you require privacy, wish to block unsightly views or perhaps minimise invasive noise, Ruskins can assist you by providing bespoke planting schemes...

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Bespoke Privacy Screening Tree Specialists

Bespoke Privacy Screening Tree Specialists

Bespoke Privacy Screening Tree Specialists Ruskins Trees & Landscapes Ltd offer Bespoke Privacy Screening Tree Specialists and have been supplying, p...

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Bespoke Screening Trees

Bespoke Screening Trees

If you require privacy, wish to block unsightly views or perhaps minimise invasive noise, Ruskins can assist you by providing bespoke planting schemes...

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Bespoke Unsightly View Screening Tree Specialists

Bespoke Unsightly View Screening Tree Specialists

Bespoke Unsightly View Screening Tree Specialists Ruskins Trees & Landscapes Ltd offer Bespoke Unsightly View Screening Tree Specialists and have bee...

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Block unsightly views

Block unsightly views

If you require privacy, wish to block unsightly views or perhaps minimise invasive noise, Ruskins can assist you by providing bespoke planting schemes...

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Chamaecyparis Trees

Chamaecyparis Trees

Chamaecyparis Trees are all able to be purchased from us. Please feel free to contact us on the numbers provided, or visit our website and enquire for...

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Chamaecyparis Trees in Essex

Chamaecyparis Trees in Essex

Chamaecyparis Trees in Essex are available from our extensive product catalogue, please contact us for more information.

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Commemorative tree planting

Commemorative tree planting

What you will do will not only be beautiful, but will stay, growing every year for generations. Even the shortest lived trees will live for around 60-...

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Commemorative Tree Planting Services

Commemorative Tree Planting Services

Commemorative Tree Planting Services Ruskins Trees & Landscapes Ltd offer Commemorative Tree Planting Services and have been supplying, planting and ...

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Commemorative Trees

Commemorative Trees

There is the opportunity to plant a memorial tree that will mature into a huge commemorative specimen, visible from miles around for hundreds of years...

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Compost Tea

Compost Tea

We can help your grass and specimens by drenching them with a completely natural bespoke Healthy lawns, shrubs and trees are dependent on their symb...

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Tree Transplanting very large trees

Tree Transplanting very large trees

Ruskins have the ability to move very large mature trees. We are currently moving two mature Snakebark Maples together to create space for a fire esca...

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 Helping newly planted and transplanted trees, hedges and shrubs to establish

Helping newly planted and transplanted trees, hedges and shrubs to establish

These specimens need aftercare, during the period whilst they are extending their root systems, to a size where they can support themselves. This ti...

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** RANT** Volume housebuilder "two waterings of trees and shrubs per year"

** RANT** Volume housebuilder "two waterings of trees and shrubs per year"

I was astonished to find myself discussing with a commerical director of a nation volume housebuilder aftercare of their soft landscapes and find they...

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Ecology Trees

Ecology Trees

These are large trees, translocated as large as sites allow as ecological mitigation. Deadwood habitat is a rare resource, due to the habit of cleari...

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Clay Soils - planting and lawns

Clay Soils - planting and lawns

Clay soils, which also manifest themselves as “hard lawns” are not inherently bad, they have many nutrients locked up in them that roots can access. ...

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Verticality

Verticality

An American based client who looked after the internal plants in a famous casio in Las Vegas introduced us to a new word, that we have adopted. ...

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Government Tree Planting Targets

Government Tree Planting Targets

Do not be mislead by these 1) The tree growing industry is already near full capacity 2) As with many trades it is dominated by soon to retire peop...

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Plants in containers

Plants in containers

1) Plants do not like being in containers How to mitigate against this. 2) If possible do not have a base on the container, let the roots enter t...

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Soil Biology

Soil Biology

Healthy lawns, shrubs and trees are dependent on their symbiotic relationship with Soil Biology (also called the Soil Food Web). Mycorrhizal Fung...

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Why do you have lawns that are hard?

Why do you have lawns that are hard?

Essentially it is because there is poor Soil Biology present in the soil. 50% of a healthy soil is air. Soil with poor Soil Biology are compacted a...

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Trees coming into leaf

Trees coming into leaf

The swelling of buds and coming into leaf is a chemical driven response to spring, warmer temperatures, longer days. It is not a good indicator as t...

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Decompaction / Aeration with Air Spades

Decompaction / Aeration with Air Spades

Compacted ground harms trees. It restricts percolation of moisture, gaseous exchange and absorption of organic matter. The Soil Biology is degraded. ...

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The importance of aftercare

The importance of aftercare

From planting/ transplanting, the period until the tree has developed a root system equal to that of a natural tree and it can look after itself, wil...

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Mulching

Mulching

Mulching with woodchips is the closest that planted trees will get to being in a woodland. In a woodland there is a carpet of leaves and other tree d...

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Leave Leaves

Leave Leaves

Naturally trees benefit from their leaves, twice. Once to photosynthesise and to extract energy from the sun. Then when they fall and land near the t...

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Watering tubes!!!!

Watering tubes!!!!

The tubes and grilles covering them that appear next to newly planted trees are not for watering. Water delivered down this tube, bypasses most roots...

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Are your trees planted in soil or dirt?

Are your trees planted in soil or dirt?

Soil is akin to a living organism, called the Soil Food Web, which is present in the soil. This takes composting organic matter (i.e. mulch) , moist...

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How long to care for a newly planted tree or transplanted tree ?

How long to care for a newly planted tree or transplanted tree ?

Once a tree is planted or transplanted it will need help establishing. Established is the point at which a tree has developed a root system with...

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Cheering up trees with aeration, boosting the soil food web and mulching

Cheering up trees with aeration, boosting the soil food web and mulching

As arborists we love trees and hate to see them stressed and in decline. In addition to the aeration with Air Spades and deep Air Probes, we now of...

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Re-pleaching / Pruning Pleached Trees / Management of Pleached Trees

Re-pleaching / Pruning Pleached Trees / Management of Pleached Trees

Pleached trees will always try to revert to being trees. They require management. In addition they often need re-pleaching (tying in and pruning) t...

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Lack of rainfall this spring

Lack of rainfall this spring

At most in the South East we had under 50% of the average rainfall in April, after a slightly below average March. The forecast rain is also below a...

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Decompaction of Tree Roots and boosting rooting areas

Decompaction of Tree Roots and boosting rooting areas

We offer services to help with the aeration of compacted soil and to boost the health of soils around tree roots. With Air Spades we can decompact d...

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"90% of the problems with a tree are related to below ground issues"

"90% of the problems with a tree are related to below ground issues"

Whether it is 90% is up for discussion, it is certainly a very high percentage. We have an Arb industry overwhelmingly concerned with the visible iss...

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Tree Planting Service

Tree Planting Service

Our expert teams can supply and plant our trees or either plant trees that our customers have sourced or only deliver our trees. We are used by many ...

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Now is the perfect time to plan for tree planting this autumn

Now is the perfect time to plan for tree planting this autumn

It is reassuring the the modern world, with most people detached from nature, existing in a built environment, far, far away from our farming ancestor...

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Watering Trees

Watering Trees

In the south east we had 6% of the normal rain in June and upto local thunderstorms on 26/27/28th July only 1% in July. Currently it is the young and...

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

It's that time of year again! We are at the show on stand AR54 our normal location! If you are lucky enough to have tickets, please come and see us,...

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Can I transplant my tree/ shrub / hedge ?

Can I transplant my tree/ shrub / hedge ?

Yes, unless it is at a size you need an expert like us to help! Small trees and shrubs can be 'easily' moved providing the following are considered: ...

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Sheffield

Sheffield

Reading the press and social media brings home the passion people have for their trees. Sheffield residents are in an impossible situation. The contr...

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How do I tell if my tree is stressed by hot/dry weather (or just stressed)

How do I tell if my tree is stressed by hot/dry weather (or just stressed)

Hot and dry weather can induce stress into trees (and plants). This is due to either the heat and the lack of moisture (or both). To start with the ...

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Black tubes (and caps) with planted trees

Black tubes (and caps) with planted trees

These tube are installed to encourage the formation of deeper roots, by delivering air and water lower down. This is advantageous for the tree, when d...

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  • The Rose Garden
  • Warley Street
  • Great Warley
  • Essex
  • CM13 3JH

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