The tree belongs to the person upon whose land it has originally grown.Even if its branches or, worse still, its roots have begun to grow over or into a neighbour’s territory, it belongs to the landowner where the tree was originally planted.Am I liable to cut back the branches of my tree that overhangs onto a neighbours garden?The neighbour thinks that I have to cut the branches back, but I have asked around and I've been told the contrary.Trees can add a great deal of splendour to a garden.They could be fruit bearing trees, a place in which to retreat to the shade and they can also add a great deal of colour to a garden.If the trees are evergreen, you may be able to take action under the high hedges act..our guide here for more information. We have a neighbours tree (not sure which type) that is overhanging our garden. However, the majority of the tree is overhanging and I'm worried that cutting so much of it back may kill it. If you're worried that doing so might kill or damage the tree, it might be worth discussing it with the tree owner and also seeking advice from a tree surgeon or arboriculturalist. We have a neighbours tree (not sure which type) that is overhanging our garden. However, the majority of the tree is overhanging and I'm worried that cutting so much of it back may kill it.
I know that I can cut back the hedge that overgrows my wall into my garden, I am concerned about the issue that the privet hedge grows over my path as not only is it blocking access for the postman and other visitors to my house, it is now rubbing along the side of my car when I park in my driveway which is alongside the path.Even if the tree bears fruit or flowers on branches which overhang into your land, it’s an offence under the Theft Act 1968 to keep them or to take cuttings of flowers, for example.