Parachute form trees are multi-stem trees with wide spanning, mushroom shaped heads. The extensive head of foliage makes these trees ideal for screening, but they work equally well in large pots, and make spectacular statement pieces. We use them quite often in our design projects where something a little unusual is required. The multi-stems create additional interest below the foliage, especially when paired with some contrasting underplanting like lavender.
Here’s just a few of our favourites, that we love using in both residential and commercial garden design. These are multi-functional trees that you won’t see Read More
Every new year we like to take stock of what's hot, especially in our field productions. This ensures we have as much top quality produce as possible and we've put together a few of our field favourites.
As promised last week, I’ve been looking at trees that are best for each circumstance and have come up with the following list, to hopefully cover the main circumstances our customers encounter. We think of this as ‘trees for a reason’, or to fit a purpose, where you need the trees you choose to either play a particular role; like provide screening and privacy, or suit specific conditions, like seaside or smaller sites.
Screening & privacy
Portuguese Laurel or Prunus Lusitanica Angustifolia is a wonderful plant for so many uses, it has dark green, long and slightly pointed leaves on rich red stems, very like the colours of the Portuguese flag! Read More