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Trees, trees, trees...

I had an interesting trip to a Tree Nursery on Tuesday.

Barcham Trees, near Ely, Cambridgeshire, grow trees on an ‘industrial’ scale. They also have in depth knowledge about development and after care. 231 more words

This And That

The Bare Essentials: Bare-Rooted Fruit Trees

The unseasonably warm autumn could mean tree nurseries have to delay lifting this season’s bare-rooted fruit trees until the end of the month. Even so, if you are planning to plant a new orchard or just a single, specimen tree in your garden, now is the time  to get your order in with a reputable tree nursery before stocks run out. 278 more words


Bare-root or container-grown?

Autumn is the traditional time of year to plant fruit trees. Apples are always a popular choice.  With more than 2000 cultivars to choose from in the UK, there is a tree to suit every garden and every palate.  299 more words


Alstroemeria "Cahors"

Not the best photo as I over-exposed it, but anyway:

This is the last of my five new alstroemerias to come into bloom, and it’s another winner in my book. 234 more words

Plant Profiles

So You Bought a Shrub, Now What?

It occurs to me that people may be a little unclear about what to do with that cute little plant you just bought/received/acquired. I mean, how hard can it be? 1,064 more words