Photinia plants

Photinia is a genus of between 50 and 60 species of small trees and shrubs, mostly evergreen and almost always with shiny foliage. The name Photinia is widely used as the common name, but in earlier times ‘Christmas berry’ was often applied.

Planting Trees - Don't dig too deep

As we once again approach the tree planting season, it is worth revisiting some important points when planting trees.   A common problem is planting too deep. We are all concerned that the roots are well covered with soil when we have finished planting, but this often leads to a Read more…

Here comes Autumn

Although not ideal for the holiday makers, the wettish August weather has been very welcome in the nursery.   Trees and hedging have been accelerating ahead, making bigger sizes and adding to existing quality. Our extensive range of fruit trees have all been heavily laden with fruit, another reflection of the favourable Read more…

Top 10 Screening Trees

Here’s our run down of our favourite trees suited to creating a beautiful natural screen. Some of the trees can also be grown as a smaller hedge, but we’ve focused on varieties that can get to the height required to reach above your garden fence and give you greater privacy. Each has Read more…