Articles by tag "planting"

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The best time to Plant Trees - Autumn
14 Oct 2017

Planting in Autumn It is only relatively recently that the emphasis on gardening has been to plant in spring. Before the current rash of gardening gurus all trying to find an angle, any gardener worth his/her soil knew that if you planted in the autumn, the following summer would see earlier and...

Planting Bareroot Climbing Roses (Video)
Julian Bosdari 20 Nov 2020

How to Plant a Bareroot Climbing Rose against a Fence It's now bareroot planting season (November - March), so it's the best time to plant bareroot roses. In the video below, Andy our head nurseryman will show you how to plant a bareroot climbing rose against a fence. You will need your bareroo...

Planting Bare Rooted Plants
Julian Bosdari 18 Jul 2016

How to Plant Bare root plants Although this note is aimed mainly at planting hedging, all bare rooted plants whether they are seedlings, shrubs, soft fruit, fruit trees or large ornamental trees need the same basic treatment before, during and after planting. Follow these simple instructions an...

Spacing Hedge Plants - Advice
Julian Bosdari 18 Jul 2016

Hedge Plant Spacing  If in doubt, 3 plants per metre is the ideal spacing for almost all hedge plants. Any plants that are an exception to this are noted on their product page. Bareroot Hedging Almost all bareroot hedging is planted at 3 plants per metre, 33cms apart. The only exception i...

How to Plant a Formal Hedge (Video)
Julian Bosdari 18 Jul 2016

Planting Formal Hedging This video on trench planting formal hedging applies to all the formal garden hedge plants, like Beech, Yew, Laurel, Privet, Hornbeam or Box, which are often planted in large sizes, from pots, and outside of winter. It does not apply to the classic country hedge plan...

How to Plant a Country Hedge (Video)
Julian Bosdari 18 Jul 2016

Planting a Native Country Hedge This film applies to all the native country hedge plants, which are bareroot and winter planted, usually using the efficient slit method; bareroot formal hedging can be slit planted as well, but digging a trench and improving the soil with compost is recommended f...

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