ABOUT TEAM TREELANDS
Treelands is a family owned and run Tree and Garden management business.
At Treelands we pride ourselves on having a more environmental minded approach to arboriculture with sustainability at our core
Our safe, professional and efficient approach to delivering solutions to your landscape management requirements. From small garden one off visits and ongoing maintenance to large and hazardous tree removals, we can cover it all. Urban and rural as well as both commercial and domestic clients use Treelands to help find the right approach to vegetation management.
Director & Head Arborist
Originally from the UK where he grew up surrounded by horticulture, by the age of 20 Freddie had received a Diploma in Horticulture (Landscape Design).
Freddie moved to New Zealand in 2007, and built on his horticultural background by retraining in Hamilton NZ, obtaining an Advanced Certificate in Arboriculture, for which he received an award for academic achievement after finishing studying.
Alongside running the Arboricultural side of the business, Freddie is currently part way through a Diploma in Arboriculture.
Director & Head Horticulturalist
Lisa studied floristry and horticulture at Wintec before starting her own landscaping business in 2006.
Lisa’s role at Treelands is not only creating landscape solutions for our wonderful clients, she is also the chief administrator and organiser - basically the oil that keeps all the gears turning! Lisa is the friendly voice at the other end of the phone when you call Treelands. She loves all things green. Lisa was Garden Manager of Sarnia Park for 5 years; now a mother of two, she works in the office as well as in the field
Garden Manager of Sarnia Park for 5 years.
Director & Arborist
Dave, his wife and 3 girls moved to NZ from the UK 2017. After 8 years in the army, Dave retrained in Arboriculture, gaining his City and Guilds Level 3 in Arboriculture and Forestry (equivalent to level 4 NZQA).
Dave worked for ‘Hi-Line Contractors’ undertaking private and local authority work which enabled him to hone his skills as an arborist, undertaking a range of pruning, planting , and tree removals, as well as habitat and ecology work.
Dave and his wife Bertie volunteer as leaders with the Te Awamutu scout group, where they regularly work with the local community and groups such as the National Wetlands Trust.
Dave and his family have thoroughly enjoyed the lifestyle and the people since moving to NZ
Soloman was born in the Waikato and currently living in Hamilton East.
Sol is approaching the end of his course in Arboriculture (level 4) at Wintec, which he has thoroughly enjoyed and taken great pride in.
Soloman comes from a background of garden care and landscaping - which has helped to form a well-rounded understanding of habitat, plants, trees and shrubs, as well as landscape construction.
In his spare time, Soloman enjoys the outdoor lifestyle – camping, tramping, fishing and exploring the country from the far North to the far South