Ryland Horticulture Ltd of York

Ryland Horticulture Ltd. are Yorks No1 Tree Surgeons, Landscape Contractors and Arboricultural Consultants covering York and the surrounding areas. 

Established in 1983 Ryland Horticulture Ltd. have a dedicated and trained team of professionals who are up to date with all the relevant regulations and current best working practices. We also employ college trained staff who continue their training and growth with Rylands. We have strong professional and environmental ethics, backed by good company management which has resulted in a  good reputation within the Industry.

For over 40 years, since 1989 Ryland Horticulture Ltd. have been Arboricultural Approved Contractors, Chartered Horticulturists (members of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture) and Trust Mark Approved Contractors (Government Endorsed Standards). We are also Lantra Instructors and NPTC assessors with full employer liability cover providing over £10 million of public liability. 

Over the years we have worked with thousands of domestic  and prestigious customers on projects of all sizes from simple tree surgery to full grounds landscaping, year on year.

What do Ryland Horticulture Ltd offer?

Ryland Horticulture Ltd is the premier tree surgery/arboricultural and landscape contractor in York and Yorkshire. Our team of dedicated and expertly trained tree surgeons and landscapers work in York and the surrounding areas.

Tree Consultants

We provide a complete tree consultancy service, utilising modern tree survey techniques and tree equipment, backed by sound arboricultural knowledge and current best practices.


Our knowledge is gained from years of experience in the landscaping industry in and around York, to design and build landscapes of the highest quality.


Tree Surgeons

Ryland Horticulture Ltd undertakes all manner of tree related issues and contracts. Difficult tree surgery operations, such as dismantling often dangerous trees, in confined areas, pruning, bracing , stump removal etc. are all part of the Rylands operation. We offer a full arboricultural / tree surgery service for the York area, from  pruning to a complete tree and stump removal.

Our Accreditations

BS 3998:1989 BS 3998:2010

Rylands Arboricultural and Tree Surgery Services works are undertaken in accordance with current research and developments on tree health and maintenance.

These standards cover all aspects of work to be undertaken on trees. It provides recommendations to you the client on the process involved in any tree work starting with the assessment and inspection phases before work takes place and covering all of the detailed operations such as pruning, treatment of wounds and crown management.

BS 3998:2010 is a full revision of the previous 1989 standard, which has been updated and expanded to incorporate changes in the law and working practice concerning established trees. This takes account of underlying issues such as tree longevity, value for local amenity, landscape, biodiversity, and heritage.​