Rushing towards the end of the lifting season

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As the end of March approaches, it is time to bring a close to our lifting season.  Being a field grown tree nursery, we grow all our trees in the ground and dig them up during the winter months when they are dormant.  This normally starts in October, however, the timeline can vary as some […]

An exciting tree project close to our hearts

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Whilst visiting South Africa recently Philip was keen to visit the masterminds behind the charity Sustainable Ceder.  He met the two people who set up this fantastic charity and who are giving back to the local landscape previously destroyed by human intervention. The tree project goes along way to restore this. The Cederberg Mountain Range and […]

Winter Pruning

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Winter, perhaps the most picturesque of seasons, captivates us with its frost, rain, and snow, seamlessly transitioning from one scene to the next. For us it is also our busiest time of year, filled with planting and digging up trees for despatch. Despite the hustle & bustle of winter, Philip enjoys nothing more than patrolling […]

What Is a Single Stem Vs Multi Stem Tree? 

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When selecting trees for your landscape, one key decision is choosing a single-stem or multi-stem variety. Single-stem trees grow with one main trunk, aiming for height to compete for sunlight. Meanwhile, multi-stem trees develop several to many trunks or stems radiating from the ground. Also, they focus more on spreading out to occupy lateral space.    […]

Rewilding update

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The rewilding journey Three years ago, we embarked on a new journey – an experiment if you will. Leaving a piece of land that was a challenging steep terrain (chosen for this reason) to its own devices, to see what nature had in store, driven by a curiosity to see natures plan without human intervention. […]

Multi-stem Silver Birch Trees: How Tall Do They Grow? 

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Silver birch trees add four-season visual interest to landscapes with their striking white bark and graceful drooping branches. Some birch trees develop multiple stems from a shared root system rather than a single trunk. These multi-stem birches have a distinct look and growth pattern.   A common question is how tall multi-stem silver birch trees grow […]

What Are The Benefits Of Multi-stem Trees? 

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Trees are growing in popularity, not least because of the multiple benefits they bring to any outside space. Multi-stem trees have emerged as champions in urban landscapes, managed forests, and gardens.   These unique specimens, characterised by multiple stems emerging from the ground, offer many benefits that make them an invaluable addition to any green space. […]

Seven Trees Great For Autumn Colours 

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Autumn wouldn’t be the same without the crisp leaves that crunch beneath our feet. As they flutter down after a thriving summer, the burnt orange fallen tree leaves gently remind us that that life is fleeting and utterly beautiful. But did you know that only Deciduous trees prepare to part ways with their leaves at […]

What Are Multi-Stem Trees?

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Are you planning a landscaping project that requires an eye-catching focal point or plenty of shade? If so, consider introducing multi-stem trees into your outdoor space. Trees harbour many benefits, from converting sunlight into energy to providing animals and organisms with food and shelter.  But why choose a multi-stem tree in particular? Enhancing your property […]