Plant Guides and Advice

Single memorial tree with uk countryside landscape behind

Over the years we have been asked on many occasions to suggest a suitable specimen tree as a memorial to a loved one.

Autumn leaves falling from trees

As we are rapidly approaching autumn, the trees and plants will start to revert into a dormant state towards the end of October, signalling the start of the bareroot planting season.

Lines of yew balls, cones and spirals.

Taxus baccata is the English yew most widely planted in parks and gardens, both as a specimen and as a hedge constituent.

Uk countryside with hedges and farmland

It can be quite confusing when terms like “native” hedge are often quoted. Generally speaking, it means a traditional hedge where the constituents are all naturally occurring in the British Isles.