Category Archives: In the garden

Winter Garden Maintenance

It is tempting to retreat indoors when the weather turns cold but if you have a garden, it still requires your attention! Your garden is likely to look a little weary during the winter months and without the promise of the sun on your back, it can be difficult to find motivation to carry out…
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Tree Root Protection

Tree Root Protection More than a third of a tree is usually hidden beneath the ground but although hidden, the roots are vitally important in a number of ways. Fine roots gather the water and nutrients the tree needs to grow and survive, and these are carried through coarse, woody roots to the stem. The…
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Does winter mean there’s not much to look at in the garden?

Does winter mean there's not much to look at in the garden? Absolutely not! The autumn is well and truly upon us and whilst we’re currently enjoying the glorious colours that the warm autumn conditions are providing our trees, it will soon be time for the bare branches to be exposed and with them a…
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Tree Health: Acute Oak Decline (AOD)

Acute Oak Decline (AOD) is a condition known to be affecting several thousand oak trees, mostly across East Anglia, the Midlands and Southern England as far west as Somerset. It affects both of Great Britain's native oak species: Pedunculate Oak (Quercus Robur) and Sessile Oak (Quercus Petraea); as well as other species of oak. How…
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