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How to Plant a Tree Video
This video shows you how to plant ornamental trees when they delivered in larger sizes, called standards. All standards are delivered bareroot in winter (Nov-March).
You can read more about and buy most of the items you need here:
Big Trees - Ornamental trees in st...
Jobs for September
Little needs to happen to your hedges in September, assuming that you did actually prune them in August. It is always worth checking hedges for damage from animals, footballs, bad drivers....so that you cut out/clean up any diseased or damaged wood before any fungus...
How to Hard Prune Dogwood for its Winter Display
Dogwood is a very easy ornamental shrub to grow. It has brightly coloured young bark that looks great in winter when all the leaves have fallen. You can just use single plants here and there, or make a lovely dogwood feature by planting a bi...
Your cherry trees will be providing you with delicious fruit for many years to come: we want to make sure you choose the right trees for your garden.
Think about the size & shape of Cherry tree for your garden:
Your available space will determine the shape of tree that you can grow. T...
Watering Trees, Shrubs & Roses in Summer
Pot-grown plants are happy being planted out in summer, but they need you to water them often during dry weather.
Trees & hedging that you planted last summer or winter are still establishing and also need you to water them.
The easiest way ...
Mulch saves the lives of transplanted trees and so can save you from having to plant them all over again! You can buy mulch mats from us: these come in strips for hedges and single mats for trees.What is Mulch? Mulch is almost anything that you use to cover the soil around a plant in order ...
YOUR BEES IN MAY
That warm weather in mid April fooled everybody.
In last month’s beekeeping tips I warned that there might be some early swarming, and there has been. If your colony swarms, half of your workforce will fly away, which will seriously affect your honey crop for t...
FEBRUARY IN YOUR GARDEN
This is a tip that will be repeated several times here and next month. The best months for planting most bareroot hedging, if you did not get it in in November, are February and March. Spring kicks the plants into growth and they do not spend too lo...
The biggest danger at this time of year is starvation, so make sure you have a patty of white sugar fondant (without additives) as close to the brood cluster as possible. Inspect weekly and replace if necessary. Don’t worry! I have never seen a fat bee.
Heft (weigh) your hives weekly...
MARCH IN YOUR GARDEN
Hopefully you have mulched well around your newly planted - and even established - hedge plants but if you have not, weeds start to emerge this month and next stealing food and water just when young hedge plants need them most. It is easiest to get rid...