Ash Tree Dieback

Ashtree Dieback is a fungal disease that started to invade Britain last year. It already affects large parts of Northern Europe. It is a fungus called Chalara Fraxinea, causing leaf loss, crown dieback and eventually, tree death. The accepted ‘cure’, at the first sight of the disease, is to cut the tree down and burn it. This won’t cure the disease, only minimise the spread. Continue reading