We all know how much trees can improve the look of our environment, especially in more urban areas with a wide range of environmental, social and economic benefits. Trees in urban parks have been found to improve physical and mental health, improve aesthetics and environmental quality which has got to be a good thing for all of us.
Planting large and mature trees just speeds up that process, absolutely it is easier and always cheaper to plants smaller trees and we do have lots of options from 6-7ft tall (young trees) but the beauty of a more mature tree is that it has instant appeal, it makes a statement. Depending on 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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August Bank Holiday Weekend is fast approaching and we have decided that after the exceptionally busy summer we have had trying to keep the plants looking at their best despite the drought that we are deserving of a bank holiday weekend spent home with our loved ones so unusually we will be CLOSED this Bank Holiday Monday, we will however still be here on Saturday and will be here bright and early Tuesday morning as usual at 8am.
We have decided though to be super kind and continue our 20% off sale for another week so this will be running up to and including the 10th August and don’t forget we Read More