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Luke, Gary, Kevin and Emily Blackburn with their VTA certificates
04 Oct

Gary Blackburn and family joining a seminar with Prof. Dr. Claus Mattheck in the Lüneburger Heide

Von Gary Blackburn It has been a family tradition for very many years to pay a visit to the Lüneburger Heide in the north of Germany and join a seminar lead and inspired by Prof. Dr. Claus Mattheck. Every year we gain new insights into the bio mechanics of trees and so much more. I had the pleasure getting to know Prof. Mattheck already in the eighties, when we were working on pruning and securing trees in the “…
Daily Mail columnist Robert Hardman visiting Gary Blackburn
09 Sep

One of Great Britains most regarded journalists came by to visit Gary Blackburn’s “Little Britain”

Von Gary Blackburn When Robert Hardman called me on the phone I first thought this was some kind of hoax - as I am not part of the royal family. At least my parents never told me ;-). So therefore why would Daily Mail columnist Robert Hardman ask for an appointment to come by to do an article on “Little Britain”? Well, Robert arrived from London right the next day and we sat down together with my wife Monika and…
Gary Blackburn and his Little Britain
05 Sep

Gary Blackburn's Little Britain goes international

Von Gary Blackburn

Our "Little Britain" story at Baumdienst Siebengebirge has not only been covered by British tabloid press giants like The Sun but also many mainstream international news agencies and news networks.

Read the articles (or watch the videos) by clicking the links.

The Sun

The General Anziger Bonn reports in english about "Little Britain's" latest aquisition
22 Aug

The General Anzeiger Bonn reports in English about "Little Britain's" latest aquisition

Von Gary Blackburn

The German media has been in a frenzy over the past few weeks, reporting of our latest acquisition to "Little Britain". The story has now crossed the language gap back to English as the General Anzeiger Bonn began reporting the story to all it's English speaking readers.

You can read their article here:

Gary Blackburn with a model of the Centurion tank form childhood
13 Aug

Germany’s most popular media cover „Little Britain“ at Baumdienst Siebengebirge

Von Gary Blackburn After the German Press Agency (dpa) had discovered our „Little Britain“ as a fabulous topic for the weekend my telephone didn’t stand still any more. Some of Germany’s most popular media picked up the story and covered our „Little Britain“ at Baumdienst Siebengebirge. Like "Bild am Sonntag":…
Blackburn's Little Britain at Baumdienst Siebengebirge
10 Aug

TV, Press & Radio cover "Little Britain" at Baumdienst Siebengebirge

Von Gary Blackburn Our „Little Britain“ including the Queen, Robin Hood's Hideaway; Mr. Bean's Mini and the Centurion-tank all covered with flowers is being widely covered by German TV and radio. I very much enjoy this as well as countless visitors of Baumdienst Siebengebirge and wanderers through our beautiful Kasbach-valley have enjoyed our little exhibition. You will find the latest TV reports here: …
10 Jul

Baumdienst Siebengebirge - Video

Von Gary Blackburn Baumdienst Siebengebirge (Seven Mountains Tree Service), your expert partner when it comes to professional tree care. Equipped with just the right tools for the individual job, and highly skilled, we take care of the beautiful shape and safety of your trees. Owning a tree involves responsibility and liability, therefore let professionals take good care of your trees. For…
An alternative to stump removal
29 May

The Tree of Imagination - an alternative to tree stump removal

Von Gary Blackburn After the majestic oak tree in the heart of the village suddenly died, the people of Lower Peover decided to pay homage to the trees contribution towards the village by giving it a new purpose - to inspire the thoughts of children and all those still young at heart.…
Baumdienst Siebengebirge pay a 320 million yer old tree a visit.
26 May

A 320 million year old tree receives a visit from Baumdienst Siebengebirge

Von Gary Blackburn At Baumdienst Siebengebirge we love veteran trees, a passion that has led us to become the regions leading specialist for veteran tree care. When I was recently near Stanhope in the United Kingdom with my family, a visit to the Stanhope churchyard could not be resisted. For there stands the fossilised remains of a…
The reason is that the Centurion tank (of Swiss army origin) was to become the new member of our "Litle Britain" at Baumdienst Siebengebirge - being an attraction for our visitors and protecting the Queen right behind in Robin Hood's Hideaway.
13 May

TV Show DMAX: 52 tons of a childhood's memory on their way to Baumdienst Siebengebirge

Von Gary Blackburn Do you enjoy standing in front of a camera? I rather prefer working up 30 meters high in a tree than talking into a microphone. But when the German TV Station DMAX asked for permission to accompany me when my 52 ton childhood dream would be brought to my home at Baumdienst Siebengebirge I just could not say no. The reason is that the Centurion tank (of Swiss army origin) was to become the new…