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

Frequently requested for use in areas demanding a very special approach to soil removal, the Air Spade is a remarkable and effective tool. It fires a ...

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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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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 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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Construction industry

Construction industry

Ruskins provide services of interest to both Developers and Construction Contractors. Sites blocked or hampered by unfavourably positioned trees can o...

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Construction Industry - developers and contractors

Construction Industry - developers and contractors

Construction Industry - developers and contractors are just one of many industries in this range that we can source for you. Please contact us for mor...

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Construction industry in Essex

Construction industry in Essex

Construction industry in Essex can be provided from us, from our large product catalogue please feel free to contact us using the details provided.

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Estates and facility managers

Estates and facility managers

We offer expertise in tree planting, tree moving, tree surgery, landscaping and grounds maintenance. From planting a single commemorative tree, to mov...

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Estates and facility managers	in Essex

Estates and facility managers in Essex

Estates and facility managers in Essex are available on request, please email us for more information, or visit our website.

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Fruit Trees

Fruit Trees

Fruit Trees are just one of many products in this range that we can source for you. Please contact us for more information.

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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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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 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show

We have nearly completed our stand at the Flower Show. It is always interesting to see what trees have been planted in the show gardens, as the desig...

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Water your trees and shrubs!

Water your trees and shrubs!

We have had an incredibly dry March and April, following on from a relatively dry winter. Please water your trees and shrubs if they have been plante...

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Trees - Noise Reduction

Trees - Noise Reduction

We get many requests from clients to plant trees to reduce noise. To get trees to reduce noise you need to plant a deep belt of trees (15 metres I r...

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Feeding birds and Tree Health

Feeding birds and Tree Health

When food is scarce for birds or when the weather is very cold, we feed the birds that will help us in spring and summer by eating bugs off our trees....

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Sweet Chestnut Blight

Sweet Chestnut Blight

This has been found for the first time at two sites in Devon. This will kill Sweet Chestnuts and can kill Oaks in close proximity. Unlike Oak Proces...

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The damp and cool weather - why we are not disappointed

The damp and cool weather - why we are not disappointed

The damper and cooler weather is great for trees. The worst kind of weather dry/drought especially when combined with high temperatures. When moist...

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How to get a guideline cost for Screening Trees

How to get a guideline cost for Screening Trees

We are happy to provide budget costs for potential clients. We would love to speak to you about your requirements and explain how we can assist you. ...

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The different canopy shapes of trees

The different canopy shapes of trees

At maturity trees can have a wide range of canopy forms, created naturally as opposed to created by training/pruning. Canopies can range from upright...

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Forms (shapes) of Trees available for planting

Forms (shapes) of Trees available for planting

I will explain the forms of canopies in the next blog, this one is concerned with which you can purchase trees. 1) Standard Trees, these have a clear...

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Have you planted or transplanted a tree in the past 5 years?

Have you planted or transplanted a tree in the past 5 years?

If you have done the above (and are in the northern hemisphere), your tree is still in a period of establishing. When a tree is established it has th...

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Leaf burst - Tree Health

Leaf burst - Tree Health

Buds swelling and leaf burst is triggered by increasing day length and warmth. It is a chemically induced event. It is not a good indicator of tree h...

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 Compacted Soils & James Bond

Compacted Soils & James Bond

If you can recall the scene in Gold Finger where the girl is painted in gold and dies, the cause of her death is the same as what compacted soils do t...

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 Rootballed/Bareroot/Container Grown Trees

Rootballed/Bareroot/Container Grown Trees

We can: Supply and Plant Supply only Plant trees you have sourced There are however options for the trees at various times of the year. Container...

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Pleached Trees

Pleached Trees

Pleached trees are specimens whose canopies have been trained laterally. When fruit trees are trained like this it is called espalier. Usually these...

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Can a tree/hedge/shrub be transplanted?

Can a tree/hedge/shrub be transplanted?

The answer is invariably yes. Here are some of the reasons why it does not take place: 1) Whilst mechanical Tree Moving (with Tree Spades) can be ...

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Ruskins Trees & Landscapes Ltd

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

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