How to care for your newly planted trees and hedging

Beyond the bare root season, we should now be thinking about the care and maintenance of any newly planted trees and hedging.  As specialist suppliers of trees and hedging, we’ve pulled together a handy Tree Care Checklist to help you ensure your young plants thrive and flourish this season and for many more to come.

Wind resistant plants and living windbreaks

If you’ve an exposed garden pocket or a blustery corridor in your landscape, you’ll know the problems wind can cause.  You could erect a costly fenced structure or semi-permeable artificial screen and limit the problem.  OR….you could choose a fully permeable, cost-effective, eye-pleasing alternative – a living windbreak made from wind-resistant trees and hedging.

Planting Woodland in 3 steps: Plan, Plant and Aftercare

If you’re creating an amenity landscape feature or a new habitat for wildlife, you have to agree – wood, is good.  A woodland, once established, can create a screen to mask any eyesore, building or neighbour.  It can link land or other wooded areas; it can provide shelter and a windbreak to increase crop productivity.  […]

Plant a prickly hedge: Nature’s best defence against garden crime

There’s no escaping it. Garden crime is on the increase, with thieves targeting rear gardens, sheds, garden furniture, features and even plants themselves. It’s time to tackle the thorny issue and fight back – nature has the best defence against garden crime: PLANT A PRICKLY HEDGE.

Thundersnow? Protect young plants in any winter conditions

Brace yourselves. Thundersnow is imminent. A weatherbomb is upon us. Batten down the hatches – there’s a lightning blizzard on its way. All scary headlines, but the bottom line for your young plants, trees and hedging in the winter is to minimise damage by choosing the right plants in the first place and being prepared. […]