Hedging for hedgehogs – Hedgehog Awareness Week 2018

It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week from 6-12 May 2018, an annual event where the Hedgehog is celebrated, encouraged and heralded.  Our hedgehog community is dwindling and as a supplier of trees and hedging – the perfect habitat and shelter space for our prickly friends – we want to get behind the cause and shout about hedgehogs, […]

Tree guards and shelters: The importance of tree protection

Newly planted and young trees are vulnerable. We lift them from the comfort of their nursery production and then they get planted into another, sometimes hostile, site. This makes it all the more important to plant promptly and protect them from any other onslaught they may encounter, particularly in their first few seasons.  The right […]

Create a Butterfly Haven in your Hedge

A true sign that better weather is just around the corner is the flutterpast of a butterfly’s path.  Fuelling larvae and fully matured butterflies, your hedgerow is a haven for our beautiful winged friends.  Find out how your hedge can help our butterfly and moth population – in some cases, those at most risk of […]

How hard does a hedge work?

In case you’ve forgotten, not only will a hedgerow absorb pollutants, it will give you seasonal, hard-working interest all year round.  Once you’ve planted and established your hedge, you’ll get a lot more than you realise:

Hedging “most effective” in improving air quality

It’s official. Planting trees and hedging plants is good for the environment! Ok, so we’ve known this for some time.  But the momentum behind recent stories in the media has gathered pace over the past few months, and we’re keen to support any initiative, think tank or research that proves the point!