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Tree Pollarding Information
Posted on : 16th July 2012

The traditional method of managing lime trees in a town or village environment is by pollarding, which is a pruning system in which the upper branches of a tree are periodically removed, promoting a dense head of  foliage and branches, primarily to maintain trees at a predetermined height.  This prevents the trees reaching a height at which they would become a danger to surrounding buildings.

Click here to download a PDF with information about the recent Tree Pollarding in Thornhill

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Thornhill is at the heart of Dumfries & Galloway in south west Scotland in the beautiful rolling countryside of Nithsdale, steeped in history both natural & physical.

1.5 Hours from Edinburgh by Car.
1.5 Hours from Glasgow by Car.
2 Hours from Newcastle by Car.