Coastal Garden Services

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South Hams, South Devon

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Main Contact:
Andy Walker
Mobile Number:
07793 056898

Qualified Tree Surgeon offering tree Surgery and Landscape Management and site clearance in the Modbury, Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Dartmouth, Ivybridge and the whole of the South Hams.

Coastal Garden Services was established in 2012 by Andy Walker after he left a career in the Fire and Rescue service. Andy has trained in both landscaping and horticulture at RHS level 3 diplomas level at Bicton College as well as level 2 and level 3 diplomas in Forestry and Arboriculture.

Having studied many aspects within the industry, Andy has a more holistic view of how trees, shrubs and plants fit into the landscape as part of an ecosystem rather just seen as individuals.

Andy also completed the training course for DART International in 2018 to become a deployable Disaster Arborist Response Team member. Dart is a charity which offers relief work to disaster affected communities worldwide. 


Coastal Garden Services is based in Modbury and covers the area of the South Hams. We undertake both domestic and commercial work on either one-off jobs or rolling contracts. 

Services available;

  • Full arboricultural services from large tree dismantles, crown reductions and crown lifting, crown thinning, tree felling to annual fruit tree pruning
  • Hedge and shrub management – Planting, trimming, reducing, removal
  • Domestic and commercial grass cutting – From lawns to paddocks.
  • Woodland management
  • Site clearance – full vegetation removal.

Training and insurance

All arboricultural staff are fully trained to level 3 standard and posses all the relevant and required NPTC qualifications to undertake the work. All our tree work is carried out to the specifications laid out in BS 3998 2010. Written risk assessments are carried out as part of planning a job, in line with  Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 policy. All equipment is tested as laid out by The LOLER Regulations.

As members of the Arboricultural Association, we try to keep updated with the latest training and news in the industry. We see continual professional development as important and strive to keep increasing our skills and qualifications.

Qualifications log;

  • Cross cutting and maintenance 
  • Tree climbing and aerial rescue
  • Aerial cutting/free fall techniques
  • Large tree felling
  • Aerial tree pruning
  • Aerial tree rigging
  • Powered pole pruner
  • Woodchipper
  • Brushcutter

As part of Level 3 in Forestry and Arboriculture;

  • Tree pests and diseases
  • Woodland management
  • Tree survey and inspection
  • Tree legislation

As part of Level 3 in Landscaping and Horticulture;

  • Practical Horticulture
  • Advanced garden construction, Planting and Garden Planning

All work is covered by £5 million Public Liability Insurance and staff are covered by Employers Liability Insurance. 

 

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Hedge removal and replanting
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Andy and his team removed an old hedge and replanted with beech and hawthorn at my house. They were able to offer the complete package - cutting down, stump clearance, removal and replanting. The cutting down was something I expected to be done well and it was. The stump clearance, removal and replanting, however, were exceptional. Andy's team are very tidy. The replanting was done with great care having regard to the windy area I live in. The job was completed on time and slightly under budget. I would recommend Andy and his team for any work of this sort.
AM
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Jon Sullivan
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We have used Coastal Garden Services for a number of landscaping projects at our home, including creating a new patio area, a new lawn area, garden steps and tree surgery and we have always been pleased with the end results and therefore we are always happy to recommend their services. Their team work hard and are always courteous and punctual and they will always keep you well informed.
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Amazing service
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Andy has done a number of jobs for us and is always prompt, professional, tidy and does a fantastic job. 100% recommend
PK
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