Integrating Trees Network – Maintenance and management

What are the main maintenance tasks?

There are a number of maintenance task that will need to be carried out, these include:
  • Maintain weed-free areas around the trees
  • Replacing failed trees
  • Maintaining the deer/stock fencing
  • Herbivore control

For additional information and contract requirements see Woodland Creation (

Planting to felling

The optimum time between planting to felling will depend on type of tree and growth rate. The better suited a tree is to the ground, the better it will grow (see planning and design section). Thinning improves the quality of the crop, increases stability and provides a regular income stream.

Have a forestry consultant out to look at the woodland and assess management options.

Useful information includes:

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