Who We Are

Heartwood Tree Care is a local, family run Tree Surgery contractor based in Ratho serving the Edinburgh area. We provide a wide range of tree services, from hedge trimming, tree felling to stump grinding.

Why hire a Professional Arborist?

Trees are the longest living organisms on the planet.  When they are well cared for they can be an asset to the homeowner and the local environment.  They are aesthetically pleasing, improve air quality, provide a much needed habitat for wildlife and can even add value to a property.

An Arborist or 'Tree Surgeon' is a tree care specialist, knowledgeable about the needs of trees, and who is trained to provide expert care.

A tree improperly cared for can create visual blight and can also become a potential liability.  The pruning or removal of trees can be dangerous work, with risk to both person and property, and for this reason should only be carried out by a suitably qualified and insured Arborist and Tree Service team.

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Our Services

Tree Felling 

Tree Dismantling 

Emergency Tree Work

Tree Pruning 

Crown Reduction

Crown Thinning

Crown Lifting

Hedge Trimming

Hedge Removal 

Tree Planting 

Stump Grinding

Stump Treatment

Garden Clearance

Site Clearance 


Claire Gill

Andrew was great.  He was pleasant and professional to deal with and did the job to a high standard.  He cleared everything away as well which was fantastic!  I'd have no hesitation recommending him.

Peter Gregory

From the outset Andrew impressed with his professionalism.  I had 6 estimates and his easily topped in terms of understanding the work and cost. Having employed tree surgeons before I could clearly see as work commenced that this was an extremely competent and professional company.  On completion the site was left very clean and tidy. I remain very pleased and will both recommend their services to friends and employ them again in the future.  Thank you Andrew and team 

​Duncan Slough


Extremely pleased with the work Andrew did for our sons front garden. So much so our son asked him to complete some extra work which he did the same day.  He is very professional and did a first class job and was very reasonable.  We would 100% recommended him to friends and family and would definitely use him again.  Thank you.