Frequently Asked Questions about our Tree Services

When should I have my trees pruned?

Most trees can be pruned at most times during the year with the exception of Bud-Burst & Leaf Fall, however, some species should only be pruned during the summer, while others need to be attended to soon after flowering. We will be able to advise you on the species specific requirements of your trees during our initial consultation.


How do I know if my trees are safe?

We have highly qualified expert Arboricultural Consultants with many years experience of Surveying Trees and preparing Preliminary & Final Reports. We can provide our customers with advice on Tree Health & Safety and Pest & Disease Control.


How do I know that you will not damage my trees?

We are members of the ‘Arboricultural Association’, the ‘International Society of Arboriculture’ and the ‘Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland’ and our team members are highly qualified and experienced professionals, working to the highest standards and in accordance with ‘Industry Best Practice BS3998’.


Can I get a quote for my tree work by phone or e-mail?

Due to the nature of tree surgery it is impossible to give a quote without assessing the particular requirements and a site visit will be necessary to determine the details. We can usually make an appointment to visit you within 24 hours. After assessing the work to be done we will provide you with a written quotation. This will include a schedule of the work required and details of our insurance.


What about and health and safety?

O’Brien Horticulture Professional Tree Care & Landscape is dedicated to maintaining the highest possible safety standards in full compliance with the latest Health & Safety Legislation. We prepare a ‘Site Specific Risk Assessment’ for every job and every member of the team is briefed on the Methodology & Responsibility, Risks and Emergency Procedures specific to the job.


What about Insurance?

All team members are highly qualified and experienced professionals, they work to the highest standards and in accordance with ‘Industry Best Practice’. We are fully insured for €6.5 million Public liability & €13 million Employers liability.


Will you leave a mess or damage my property?

We will make every effort to ensure that our work has the least possible impact on your property and will leave your property perfectly clean when we are finished.

O’Brien Horticulture Professional Tree Care & Landscape utilise a ground protection system that is designed to form temporary roads and footpaths. It is suitable for protecting grassed areas from erosion and rutting during Tree Surgery.


Why Should I use O’Brien Horticulture Professional Tree Care & Landscape?

We will give you the best advice for the long-term safe management of your trees.

We are highly qualified experts with many years experience, providing you with professional excellence, value for money and outstanding customer service.


Don’t take our word for it – Ask any one of our customers!!