Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Perfect plants for paddocks and pastures: Horse-friendly hedging and Trees

As if all the other benefits of trees and hedging to the landscape aren’t already enough, they’re a godsend to horses, too!  In amongst the hedgerows is also a good source of forage for them and can provide variety in their diet… but be careful what you plant as some can be harmful.

What really determines the bare root season?

Throughout the horticultural and landscaping industry, we’re always referring to the “bare root season” – that hive of activity in growing and planting that starts in late Autumn and finishes in the Spring – anywhere between November to late April. But what really is the “bare root season”?

Meet the team: Reggie and Rita Robin

Featuring in our Meet the Team blog are our resident robin redbreasts, Reggie and Rita.  Reggie has been visiting our dispatch shed for the last two seasons but this year, he also brought along his new-found partner, Rita. Let’s find out what the pair have been up to this Winter!

Trees – the “green lungs” of our planet

Breathing…oxygen in, carbon dioxide out. Remember this from your schooldays?  Without our lungs, we simply couldn’t survive. And likewise, without trees, the green lungs of our planet, we’d struggle to breath.