With more than 600 species of Oak worldwide, it is important to understand the qualities of each member of the ‘Quercus’ genus.
As we move into the middle of Summer and (hopefully) long dry spells, it’s worth taking a look at the sort of irrigation this season’s new plantings will require.
Some plants are so popular that the horticulture industry has quite a task to keep up with demand. Leylandii is the obvious example.
We have almost navigated our way through a rather extraordinary spring, with a short dry hot spell in between some very wet and prolonged weather. However, this is not all bad news.
We regularly talk about creating a natural screen to create privacy from overlooking houses, or to eliminate the ugly view you might have of an object near by.
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.