The weather is still quite mild and those nice sunny days are good if with it comes the frost at night as this is good for the trees and hedging plants, it enforces their dormancy to get a bit of R&R over the winter so they can store their energy for growth in the spring, so everything has stopped growing and if you are planning on planting said trees & hedging now is the very best time to do that, the earlier in the bare-root season the better so that when the spring comes that they are well settled into their new home and ready to put all that reserved Read More
Creating Privacy with the use of a well placed tree or a row of specimen espaliered frames is what we do best. We have so many options to block unsightly views or resolving privacy issues that we can supply, deliver and plant too should you need us to. Mature trees, espalier trees and evergreen trees are all ideal for screening naturally. Well placed specimen trees can disguise an unsightly view or block a window in a neighbours house.
Position such trees well and they will make an ideal focal point, that they can be enjoyed now and for future generations, we can Read More
Fruit trees crop late in the season, from September to October , and you can store the fruit if you do it right until around Christmas to January although eating apples and pears within the first week or two fresh from the tree is always the best, crispest fruit.
Now that we are reaching the latter stages of the harvest and leaning towards the dormant period (from November to March), it’s pruning time for apples and pears – unless they are espaliers, fans or candelabras which are pruned in summer. Don’t prune the stone fruits such as plums, almonds or cherries as these are susceptible to silver leaf disease if pruned in winter.
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