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 […]

Reducing flood risk by planting trees: Rewilding

There are two main reasons for flooding: heavy rainfall and how land and rivers react to heavy rainfall.   Improving soil structure and drainage through planting and cultivation provides a long-term deterrent to flooding.  Tree cover greatly increases the rate at which rainfall is absorbed by the soil, soaking it up quicker and slowing down the […]

Signs of Spring: How your woodlands and hedgerows welcome the new season

The clocks have gone forward so it must be spring, right? Fields are full of lambs, a most welcome sign and a host of golden daffodils have burst into our gardens and verges, making a spring display that would inspire Wordsworth for evermore.  But how do our woodlands and hedgerows celebrate spring?

Grown in Britain – we are, are you?!

Into 2016, we continue to support the work of the Grown in Britain campaign. We’re flying the flag for growing, sourcing and planting of trees and hedging from British reputable growers and suppliers.  It’s just as important  a consideration for your own gardens as it is for forestry, woodland, farming and landowners. 

Get the Bee basics this Summer: Bee-friendly Plants

Hedgerows, gardens and green open spaces create havens for bees, butterflies and insects and create a myriad of beauty and flower interest for us, too!  Find out more in our bee-blog this month. Ready to bee-gin?