1) Mr Nigel de Berker, BA, NDArb, F.Arb.A.Wessex Tree Company, Marshfield, Chippenham, Wiltshire, www.wessextreeconsultancy.com, known Jake since 1993:

“I first employed Jake Harring, fresh from college, to work as a young, trainee Tree Surgeon for Wessex Tree Company. Jake rapidly acquired considerable proficiency and skill in tree surgery, felling and planting and was soon leader of the team. The thoroughness and care that Jake brings to his work, together with his friendly, honest character, make him an exceptional professional.”

2) Mr David Lockyer, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, customer since 1995:

“We have known Jake for many years and he has worked for us for at least the past 15. His professionalism, together with his knowledge, work ethic, reliability and total trustworthiness make him the person we use for all our gardening and tree work.”

3) Mr Brian Wicks, Chippenham, Wiltshire, customer since 2002:

“Jake has a wide knowledge of trees and their care, and not only knows what should be done, but how and when. I have always been more than satisfied with all he has done for me, and have complete faith in his judgement.”

4) Mrs Jean Barlow, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, customer since 2002:

“Jake undertakes his work with care and an obvious knowledge of what is required. He is a very tidy worker and reliable and will always ensure a good result. I have nothing but satisfaction from using his expertise in my garden.”

5) Dr Maurice & Mrs Anne Dixson, Kington Langley, Chippenham, Wiltshire, customer since 2002:

“Jake is a fully trained and professional tree surgeon. He is highly professional and experienced. We are confident that he will diagnose accurately what needs to be done and do it with the minimum of disruption.”


6) Mr and Mrs Gibbons, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, customer since 2002:

“We’ve always been more than pleased with his work - he does a first class job, is friendly and obliging. Everything that a customer hopes for.”


7) Anonymous, Gastard, Wiltshire, customer since 2003:“My family and I have known Jake Harring for many years. Since starting his own business he has worked frequently for me as a Tree Surgeon and Garden Adviser. He is thorough, knowledgeable and reliable with a great interest and artistic instinct for the preservation of the natural landscape. I have no hesitation in recommending him.”

8) R.A. Willford, Corsham, Wiltshire, customer since 2005:

“For over 6 years Jake has looked after our trees and shrubs in the gardens, orchard and fields. The care includes mature, native English trees, ornamental trees, fruit trees, conifers and hedges. Jake is a cheerful, knowledgeable and careful worker. He always leaves the site clear and tidy.”

9) Miss Audrey Brent, Urchfont, Devizes, Wiltshire, customer since 2006:

“Jake is reliable and has constantly managed the trees and bushes to satisfaction. Along with his assistant they have always cleared up behind them, leaving nothing unattended; a rare skill in present days.”

10) J.M. Griffiths, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, customer since before 2008:

“Jake Harring is reliable and thorough. He sources the best quality materials and plants at a reasonable cost and shows imagination and skill in their use. His work on my trees and garden is impeccable. Jake Harring is very pleasant and professional and I have no hesitation in recommending him.”

11) Mrs Marian Analts, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, customer since August 2011:

“He is hardworking, does what you want, will gladly give you a quote or an estimate and stick to this price quoted. A very nice, honest person.”