Sometimes it can be very confusing to hear various terms referring to trees and plants when trying to decide which size, type or species you actually require. We have tried to simplify this procedure with our descriptions listed below.
Hornbeam has always been an important native tree. With the decline of Elm and Ash it has assumed an ever more important roll in the United Kingdom.
Our rootballing machine has been flat out this week lifting trees in the nursery fields.
A quick guide to three popular Birch trees, including Betula Pendula, Betula jacquemontii and Betula Nigra.
Leylandii is a conifer which is a cross between C. Nootkatensis and C. Macrocarpa. The result is one of the most widely planted trees or hedging in the UK over the last 50 years.
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.
With Christmas fast approaching, here’s a detailed look at Common holly or English holly (Holm, Hulver, Hulst)
As the autumn rain softens the ground and the plants start moving into dormancy, we can soon start to lift our native hedging from the nursery fields.
One of the most important subjects when planting trees is staking and tying. In the first growing season or two, trees need adequate support to allow successful establishment.
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…